Scott Twp. Using Predator Decoys To Tackle Geese Problem In Park

Scott Twp. Using Predator Decoys To Tackle Geese Problem In Park


. A NEW ATTEMPT TO RID A LOCAL PARK OF CANADA GEESE AND THE UNSIGHTLY MESSILY BEHIND. THE PROBLEM FORCING TOWN LEADERS TO GET CREATIVE. WILL THEIR PLAN WERE? LIVE TONIGHT WITH THE DETAILS. Reporter: WE KNOW THE AMOUNT LEBANON HAS HAD AN ONGOING PROBLEM WITH TOO MANY DEER IN NEIGHBORING SCOTT TOWNSHIP, WELL A DILEMMA INVOLVING GEESE RIGHT NOW. TOO SOON TO SAY AT THIS LATEST APPROACH WILL MEET WITH ANY LONG-TERM SUCCESS. IF YOU HAVE BEEN AND SCOTT TOWN PARK LATELY, YOU HAVE PROBABLY NOTICED SOMETHING IS DEFINITELY MISSING AND IT IS NOT THE LACK OF SNOW. THERE HAS BEEN AN ABUNDANCE OF GEESE IN THE LAST FEW YEARS. YESTERDAY WE CAME BY WE MADE A POINT TO SAY THERE IS NO GEESE WHICH IS UNUSUAL. ALMOST OVERNIGHT YOU MIGHT SAY HE’S HAVE FLOWN THE COOP, AT LEAST WHEN IT COMES TO THE BALL FIELD AND PARKING LOTS. THE REASON? LIFELIKE COYOTE DECOYS APPEAR TO BE KEEPING GEESE AT A DISTANCE. EVERY MORNING WE SET THE MOUTH AND PUT THEM IN A DIFFERENT POSITION SO THE GEESE DON’T GET — DON’T RECOGNIZE IT IS IN THE SAME SPOT ALL THE TIME. Reporter: IT HAS BEEN AN ONGOING BATTLE BETWEEN OFFICIALS AND THE GEESE, AS THEY TRY TO KEEP GEESE OUT OF PARK MAINLY BECAUSE OF WHAT THEY LEAVE BEHIND. SO FOR THE COYOTE TRICK SEEMS TO BE A PARTIAL SUCCESS. WE HAVE TWO CALLS TODAY TO THE POLICE DEPARTMENT, COYOTES IN THE PARK. I DID INFORM THE POLICE DEPARTMENT FOR A SET THEM OUT THAT I WAS PUTTING DECOYS IN THE PARK SO THE PUBLIC DOES NOT HAVE TO WORRY. A DIFFERENT STORE IN THE PARK’S FENCED IN SWIMMING POOL WITH THE GEESE LOOK LIKE THEY ARE STILL HAVING IT THEIR OWN WAY. IN ADDITION TO THE COYOTE DECOYS, SOMETHING ELSE WILL BE MAKING ITS DEBUT. BASIC GATOR DECOY. RED LED EYES THAT LIGHT UP, FLOATS ON TOP OF THE WATER. IT IS SUPPOSED TO SCARE PIECE AWAY, THAT IS WHAT IT WAS MADE FOR. TOMORROW MORNING THESE GO IN THE POOL. YOU HAVE TWO? I HAVE TWO FOR THE POOL AND BLOWUP RAFTS THAT LOOK LIKE SHARKS ALSO GOING IN THE POOL. Reporter: TIME WILL TELL IF THESE THINGS WILL WORK. THIS ISN’T THE FIRST TIME SCOTT TOWNSHIP HAS TACKLED HIS PROBLEM. YOU MAY RECALL THREE YEARS AGO, TOWNSHIP COMMISSIONERS HIRED AN OUT OF STATE COME NEED TO TRY TO SCARE THE GEESE OUT OF THE PARK. THEY DISAPPEARED FOR A WHILE BUT BEFORE LONG THEY WERE BACK

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  1. put all of the newscasts up here from the morning and the 5 and 6 newscasts and the noon newscasts from 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 make the newscasts 2 hours long

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