Animal activists, Westchester officials make progress on geese issue

The controversy began last summer when Westchester officials euthanized hundreds of geese. (2/20/13)

ARDSLEY - Animal advocates and county parks officials say they are making progress in discussions on Westchester’s geese problem.

Both sides met in Ardsley today, where they say they had a constructive exchange of ideas.

The controversy over the geese population began last summer when unwanted geese droppings became a major issue. County officials took drastic action by euthanizing the animals. The meat was then used to feed the homeless.

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County officials say that while euthanization is not entirely off the table, they are attempting more humane options to handle the issue.

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