geese

Recreation District considers renaming two of Auburn's parks

What’s in a name? Well, that totally depends on how familiar you are with Auburn-area parks. The two most popular area parks, Recreation and Regional Parks, are often confus ...

Reader Input: Geese and their poop gotta go

Just whose parks are they (“Solutions for goose control remain up in the air at ARD meeting,” Journal, Feb. 28)? As I remember, we the people paid to build our parks. ...

Reader Input: ARD threatens Meadow Vista geese

This letter is in response to the article dated Feb. 28, “Solutions for goose control remain up in the air at ARD meeting.” First off: the Auburn Journal should have ...

Park encrusted with goose feces

Re: the article, “Fishing Derby scheduled to continue despite concerns of some” (Journal, Feb. 29): Let’s just set the record straight. Meadow Vista Park, the site of the Fis ...

Fishing derby scheduled to continue despite concerns of some

The show will go on for a fishing derby in Meadow Vista Park, despite the concerns of some residents that the derby destroys the park’s ecosystem. Proponents on both sides of t ...

Fish, geese and turtles, oh my!

In response to Richard Walker’s letter of Feb. 21, I would like to offer another perspective on the fishing derby in Meadow Vista. While I fully agree with his challenge asking e ...

Hunting opens this weekend in Balance of State Zone

The Department of Fish and Game has estimated more than 50,000 shotgunners visited the fields in 2010, hoping to bag a duck or goose for the dinner table.The northeastern zone for ...

Make nice with the park geese

I was infuriated and consequently felt compelled to respond to the letter regarding the geese at Meadow Vista park (Reader Input, Aug. 23). I am a Meadow Vista resident and enjoy t ...

Good local parks going to the dogs

Regarding the removal of geese from the Meadow Vista Park (Journal, July 29), for as long as I can remember (and I am 73 years young), as a child and as an adult, every park that h ...

Why are geese suddenly a problem?

In regards to the “removal of the geese” (Journal, July 29): I have lived directly across the street from the Meadow Vista Park for 10 years, and every day I have seen the gees ...

Geese ruined Ellis Lake

I support the removal of the geese from Meadow Vista Park (Journal, July 29). Anyone who has seen Marysville’s Ellis Lake park area knows what kind of a danger these geese can b ...

Park fowl foul pastoral picture

Re “Hypocritical to remove domestic geese,” (Diana Adams, Reader Input, Aug. 1): Diana, are you kidding us? When was the last time you went to the park? Do you really like to w ...

Hypocritical to remove domestic geese

What is a sanctuary? According to the dictionary, “a place where wildlife is protected from being destroyed by predators or human beings.” Meadow Vista has been designated as ...

Leave park geese alone

The attack of Auburn Recreation District’s directors (Curt) Smith and (Scott) Holbrook against the semi-domestic geese in Meadow Vista Park was vigorously opposed by concerned Me ...

Can’t geese and people just get along?

On the evening of July 24, a man approached me to say he was taking a survey. It annoyed me because I was on my first lap of a three-mile walk on the Meadow Vista Park track. The m ...