I've never seen anything like it. According to the goose mantra, every moment is to be cherished, savored, revered. They may experience sadness over the loss of a mate or gosling but long-term depression seems to have no place in their realm.
Pope Francis is always reminding us of the need to care about nature and the planet. What if he took that message one step further and asked the anglers of the world to stop leaving fishing line and hooks around? What a blessing that would be.
For all the time I've spent walking golf courses, I've never actually played a round. I can assure you, however, that among the wildlife the events are dramatic as nature plays out its deadly serious game.
Air safety is the most persuasive reason for goose removal, but there are plenty of others. There are way too many of them. They live a long time, reproduce like crazy, and defecate all over the place.