Animal Defenders of Westchester

lion baby

Home Page
Action Alerts
Event Photos
How Can I Help?
Press Releases
Rodeo and Hunting Fan Mail
ADOW's TV Show
Who We Are
Become a Member
Companion Animal Memorials

We advocate on all animal protection and exploitation issues, including experimentation, factory farming, rodeos, breeders and traveling animal acts.

Animal Defenders of Westchester
P.O. Box 205
Yonkers, NY 10704


Animal Rights Activists Allege Censorship Over Geese In Mamaroneck

From New York CBS Local
March 19, 2013

There’s a new controversy involving what to do with flocks of geese in one Westchester County town.

In the latest battle of the geese in Mamaroneck, animal rights activists believe they’re being censored.

Kylie Blackman told WCBS 880 reporter Sean Adams that e-mails with “geese” in the subject line are bouncing back.

“The messages are coming back, I don’t know if they’re going into any folders. You get a message that says your message is spam,” she said.

The village explained that the e-mails are being treated as spam and that there are too many coming in from around the world.

Despite pleas that the village try to shoo the geese or addle their eggs, Mayor Norman Rosenblum said he stands by the decision to round them up so they can be turned into food for the homeless.

It’s a health hazard in the parks, he says.

“It’s disgusting, and by the way, it’s not just the fields. It’s on the beach. You try to clean it up as much as possible, but it’s getting out of hand. You have to control that flock and now that flock is out of hand because there are no natural predators,” he told Adams.

The mayor’s mind is made up. Some village trustees are still on the fence.

Fair Use Notice: This document may contain copyrighted material whose use has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owners. We believe that this not-for-profit, educational use on the Web constitutes a fair use of the copyrighted material (as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law). If you wish to use this copyrighted material for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

Your comments and inquiries are welcome

This site is hosted and maintained by:
The Mary T. and Frank L. Hoffman Family Foundation
Thank you for visiting

Since date.gif (991 bytes)