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Canada Geese

Community & Security with Freedom: What Canada Geese Can Teach Us

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 05.31.2014 | Impact
Warren J. Blumenfeld

I look forward each spring and autumn to the heavenly performance overhead as Canada geese (Branta canadensis) migrate in their distinctive V-shaped f...

Washington Shutdown Opens Mall to Foreign Invasion

Bob Walker | Posted 12.15.2013 | DC
Bob Walker

Government services were paralyzed. Slime is everywhere. The Capitol desperately needs cleansing from this avian invasion. Make their feathers fly.

Swan Gives a Lesson in Flying and Life

Christine Negroni | Posted 06.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Negroni

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.

Watch Baby Geese Grow Up

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 10.06.2011 | Green

This isn't just another adorable baby animal video. The YouTube video below features some added sweet and sentimental value by documenting a famil...

Billionaire Mayor Bloomberg Says, "Let Them Eat Geese"

Susan Yager | Posted 09.04.2011 | New York
Susan Yager

It's summer in the city, and that means weekends at the beach, walks in the park, and, for the third year in a row, the annual slaughter of Canada geese.

Gaggle of Problems With New York Plans to Kill Canada Geese

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Wayne Pacelle

Officials plan to kill more than 150,000 Canada geese in New York alone. Brooklyn was shocked when 400 Prospect Park geese were killed. In our day, such mass slaughter is wrong and unacceptable.

Good Riddance to Canada Geese

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

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.

Air Rights -- To Die For?

Henry J. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

Federal agents swooped down on Prospect Park last week, removing hundreds of Canada geese and gassing them. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said th...

Geese Causing Airplane Trouble Euthanized

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A year and a half after Canada geese forced an airliner to splash down in the Hudson River, officials are rounding them up in almost ...

Bird-Plane Collision Reports Soaring

AP | JOAN LOWY and TED BRIDIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Reports of airplanes hitting birds and other wildlife surged last year, including serious accidents such as birds crashing through ...

Hudson River Landing: Pilots On Sully's Miracle

The New York Review of Books | James Salter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

James Salter The New York Review of Books "Fly by Wire: The Geese, the Glide, the Miracle on the Hudson" by William Langewiesche Farrar, Straus and ...

What's Good for the Goose

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Markarian

Killing geese through methods such as round-ups, gassing, and asphyxiation is not only inhumane, but also ineffective at solving local conflicts.