Re: [cayugabirds-l] ... management proposals re: Mute Swan.

2014-01-26 Thread John and Sue Gregoire
Concur with Dave and Fritzie but I would be more sanguine if I knew that NYSDEC had first investigated other attempts at controlling Mutes and built their program on that knowledge. Rhode Island had what's best described as an infestation in the late 60s/early 70s. By 1976 they had a long term

[cayugabirds-l] ... management proposals re: Mute Swan.

2014-01-25 Thread John and Fritzie Blizzard
I agree with Dave Nutter. I saw the petition. Wouldn't sign it. EVER. Remember that snow geese were more or less protected for yrs.. They are far more wary than Canadas so the extra hunting season for them doesn't do much to diminish their numbers. Now they are an absolute plague, esp. to rice