Geese Targeted in Albemarle County - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and Weather

There are 20 comments on the Apr 13, 2012, NBC29 Charlottesville story titled Geese Targeted in Albemarle County - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and Weather. In it, NBC29 Charlottesville reports that:

Some geese in Albemarle County have humans very worried about them. In 2010, the Charlottesville Albemarle Airport grew concerned flocks might fly into jet engines, so workers rounded up the birds and killed them.

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George S

Hartselle, AL

#1 Apr 13, 2012
People want to make practically every acre of the county 'protected land', but want to get rid of the deer, squirrels, vultures, geese, etcetera.

Strange desires.
ontheroad33

Richmond, VA

#3 Apr 13, 2012
So are these working geese or stay at home geese?
clownbaggin

Hillsville, VA

#4 Apr 13, 2012
waste of goosemeat
heh

Charlottesville, VA

#5 Apr 14, 2012
maybe the pediatrics program should tube the goose
Bronwyn19

Crozet, VA

#6 Apr 14, 2012
Hey NBC29, You need to learn when to use the word geese and/or goose. This article, like many others, murders the Queen's english. Shame upon you.
heh

Charlottesville, VA

#7 Apr 14, 2012
"a geese nest", for more than one goose?
Taylor

Crozet, VA

#8 Apr 14, 2012
Bronwyn19 wrote:
Hey NBC29, You need to learn when to use the word geese and/or goose. This article, like many others, murders the Queen's english. Shame upon you.
Geese killing? No problem!
Bad English? Call in the cavalry.
mwmussel

Charlottesville, VA

#9 Apr 14, 2012
Why not use a goose birth control. It has been use in other places for other types of birds. Not all the geese would get it, allowing some to reproduce so that the population would not total vanish. Also that way no adults or viable eggs would have to be killed/destroyed.
Geese Support Themselves

Charlottesville, VA

#10 Apr 14, 2012
Let the Haven cook them up for the bum brigade so that the City Clowncil can allow themselves yet one more "feel good" group hug.
cville

Keswick, VA

#11 Apr 14, 2012
Make the local doctors pay for goose condoms!
Shotgun Steve

Charlottesville, VA

#12 Apr 14, 2012
Wow! The wimpy libs already censored my post! Guess the truth hurts!
PattyA

New York, NY

#13 Apr 14, 2012
Slaughter all the existing geese and their goslings. And then destroy the eggs of the two geese who manage to get away and survive.

Sounds like an excellent recipe for extinction.

Way to go, USDA!
Forest Lakes resident

Charlottesville, VA

#14 Apr 14, 2012
FLCA board is a self imposed group who do not even respect their residents and guests. Ask FLCA how they have communicated with Profitt Road Association, swim teams in the area, ATV enthusiasts and skateboarders... FLCA could never indulge in protecting geese, beaver, and snapping turtles that they disposed of them, under the guise of "protecting the community. The FLCA board hires decision makers whom they pay $300-thousand to a community management company to take minutes at meeting are corruptly using the community association funds for bulbs and potted palms redecorating and wall art instead of community minded events or any preservation projects. Unfortunately no one can vote the current FLCA board out since they run as a voting block of 6. FLCA residents I guess you get what you pay for. FLCA residents no on is going to stand up for the future, live for now and send you kids to the internet to see baby animals.
reality bites

Charlottesville, VA

#15 Apr 14, 2012
Forest Lakes resident wrote:
FLCA board is a self imposed group who do not even respect their residents and guests. Ask FLCA how they have communicated with Profitt Road Association, swim teams in the area, ATV enthusiasts and skateboarders... FLCA could never indulge in protecting geese, beaver, and snapping turtles that they disposed of them, under the guise of "protecting the community. The FLCA board hires decision makers whom they pay $300-thousand to a community management company to take minutes at meeting are corruptly using the community association funds for bulbs and potted palms redecorating and wall art instead of community minded events or any preservation projects. Unfortunately no one can vote the current FLCA board out since they run as a voting block of 6. FLCA residents I guess you get what you pay for. FLCA residents no on is going to stand up for the future, live for now and send you kids to the internet to see baby animals.
Corruption? No way.
WithAgeComesWisd om

Charlottesville, VA

#16 Apr 14, 2012
Sadly, there is much truth in what you say.
Forest Lakes resident wrote:
FLCA board is a self imposed group who do not even respect their residents and guests. Ask FLCA how they have communicated with Profitt Road Association, swim teams in the area, ATV enthusiasts and skateboarders... FLCA could never indulge in protecting geese, beaver, and snapping turtles that they disposed of them, under the guise of "protecting the community. The FLCA board hires decision makers whom they pay $300-thousand to a community management company to take minutes at meeting are corruptly using the community association funds for bulbs and potted palms redecorating and wall art instead of community minded events or any preservation projects. Unfortunately no one can vote the current FLCA board out since they run as a voting block of 6. FLCA residents I guess you get what you pay for. FLCA residents no on is going to stand up for the future, live for now and send you kids to the internet to see baby animals.
WithAgeComesWisd om

Charlottesville, VA

#17 Apr 14, 2012
Sadly, you speak the truth.
PattyA wrote:
Slaughter all the existing geese and their goslings. And then destroy the eggs of the two geese who manage to get away and survive.
Sounds like an excellent recipe for extinction.
Way to go, USDA!
WithAgeComesWisd om

Charlottesville, VA

#18 Apr 14, 2012
"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated." Mahatma Ghandi
WithAgeComesWisd om

Charlottesville, VA

#19 Apr 14, 2012
Bronwyn19 wrote:
Hey NBC29, You need to learn when to use the word geese and/or goose. This article, like many others, murders the Queen's english. Shame upon you.
And you really think that matters to the geese?
Jayne Frazee

Seminole, FL

#20 Apr 14, 2012
There is a limit to inhumane actions towards our wildlife. Geese mate for life, mourn their dead and, sometimes, commit suicide if they're left alone with no mate or perspective goslings. How could anyone with a heart destroy a family of soulmates and their children. These beautiful birds have trust in the humans around them. Thus, these henchmen don't realize they're actually murdering a beloved creature of not only ours but God's. Why not try to relocate them instead of murdering them? This makes me sick!
PattyA

New York, NY

#21 Apr 14, 2012
"Build it and they will come."
Remember that line from Field of Dreams?
Well, we create the fields and streams of dreams for the geese -- and then slaughter them when they actually show up.
That is scenario for a Stephen King horror movie.
Enjoy the empty lake, folks -- like an empty ballfield.

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