NYT: Annual Goose Roundup Under Way in Jamaica Bay

NYT: Annual Goose Roundup Under Way in Jamaica Bay

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0in;line-height:18.0pt;background:white”strongemspan style=”font-size:18px;”The New York Times/span/em/strong/pp style=”margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:12.0pt;margin-left:
0in;line-height:18.0pt;background:white”span style=”font-size:14px;”July 2, 2013/span/paddressspan style=”font-size:14px;”Bynbsp;ema href=”http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/author/andy-newman/” title=”See all posts by ANDY NEWMAN”ANDY NEWMAN/a/em/span/addresspnbsp;/pp style=”margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:12.0pt;margin-left:
0in;line-height:18.0pt;background:white”span style=”color: rgb(51, 51, 51); line-height: 18pt;”The annual roundup and slaughter of the regionrsquo;s /spanst1:country-region style=”color: rgb(51, 51, 51); line-height: 18pt;” w:st=”on”st1:place w:st=”on”Canada/st1:place/st1:country-regionspan style=”color: rgb(51, 51, 51); line-height: 18pt;” geese in the name of human air safety is under way./span/ppspan style=”line-height: 18pt; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);”In thespan class=”apple-converted-space”nbsp;/span/spanspan style=”line-height: 18pt;”Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge/spanspan style=”line-height: 18pt; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);”span class=”apple-converted-space”nbsp;/spanand the surrounding area Tuesday morning, agents from the federal Department of Agriculture captured geese and loaded them onto trucks, the National Park Service said. (This time of year, geese are molting and cannot fly.)/span/pp style=”text-align: center;”iframe allowfullscreen=”” frameborder=”0″ height=”315″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/tJXPM_eOk64″ width=”560″/iframe/ppspan style=”color: rgb(51, 51, 51); background-color: white; line-height: 18pt;”No numbers were available, but based on a census conducted recently by the Agriculture Department, the target was 500 geese,/spanspan class=”apple-converted-space” style=”color: rgb(51, 51, 51); background-color: white; line-height: 18pt;”nbsp;/spanspan style=”color: rgb(51, 51, 51); background-color: white; line-height: 18pt;”said Daphne Yun, a spokeswoman for the National Park Service./span/pp style=”margin: 0in 0in 12pt; line-height: 18pt; background-color: white; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;”span style=”color:#333333″Video taken near the West Pond trail area in the wildlife refuge by David Karopkin ofspan class=”apple-converted-space”nbsp;/span/spanspan style=”color:#000000;”GooseWatch NYC/spanspan style=”color:#333333″span class=”apple-converted-space”nbsp;/spanand released byspan class=”apple-converted-space”nbsp;/span/spanspan style=”color:#000000;”Friends of Animals/spanspan style=”color:#333333″span class=”apple-converted-space”nbsp;/spanshows workers carrying heavy-looking crates loaded with birds and putting them in the back of a pickup truck./span/pp style=”margin: 0in 0in 12pt; line-height: 18pt; background-color: white; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;”stronga href=”http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/07/02/annual-goose-roundup-under-way-in-jamaica-bay/?_r=0″span style=”color:#333333″Read full article/span/a/strong/pp style=”margin: 0in 0in 12pt; line-height: 18pt; background-color: white; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;”span style=”color:#333333″o:p/o:p/span/p

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