Washington D.C. may be a tourist mecca, but there’s one visitor the city would like to see go home.
The National Park Service wants to begin using border collies to chase away Canadian geese that frequent the Lincoln Memorial reflecting pool and other spots on the National Mall.
Larry McGowan drives up to a marsh-ringed lake in his government-issued SUV and kills the engine before it has finished rolling to a stop. Within a few moments, a flock of Canada geese wings into view, flying low toward another flock already on the water.
Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources says hunters can look forward to large numbers of Canada geese this fall.
Donna Richards got a strange visitor this January. Early one morning, after the holidays, a man came to her door and asked if she was “The Goose Lady.”