Thursday, June 14th, 2007
Photo by Jason Snyder
Geese on the run
local picture
Division of Wildlife officials and a host of local volunteers along state Route 703 in Celina during the agency's annual goose roundup used a helicopter, boats and vehicles to round up and band about 600 Canada geese Wednesday. Each year the event takes place at numerous locations around the lake in Auglaize and Mercer counties. The bands give wildlife officials a lot of information to help manage the goose population such as the geese's gender, how long they live and where they migrate. The roundup also is a time when residents can call the division and ask them to remove what are referred to as "nuisance" geese that encroach on residential and business areas and pepper their properties with droppings.
Additional pictures for this date
local picturelocal picturelocal picturelocal picturelocal picture
a_d
Friday
32°
Mostly Cloudy
8%
Friday Night
17°
Partly Cloudy
8%
Saturday
33°
Mostly Sunny
7%
Saturday Night
21°
Mostly Clear
Sunday
46°
Chance Rain Showers
41%
Sunday Night
34°
Chance Rain Showers
51%
Monday
49°
Partly Sunny
13%
Monday Night
39°
Mostly Cloudy
25%
Tuesday
55°
Chance Rain Showers
26%
Tuesday Night
38°
Mostly Clear
11%
3 Day
Extended
a_da_d