WAYNESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The state of Ohio has decided to delay a special hunting season on Canada geese
at nine southern Ohio parks that was scheduled to begin on Labor Day.
park beaches, will begin on Tuesday instead.
The Dayton Daily News (http://bit.ly/1qgAO57 )
reports that the beach hunting program began after state officials exhausted alternative remedies to
managing the geese, which live year-round live at the parks rather than migrating.
Coyote decoys, specially trained dogs and noise-making devices all failed to shoo away the growing
flocks, whose droppings are a major source of bacteria.
Officials say the season was delayed after media questions about starting the hunt on the holiday.
Information from: Dayton Daily News, http://www.daytondailynews.com
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