Canadian Geese Survived Troubled Times, Protected by WFF Sanctuary

Canadian Geese Survived Troubled Times, Protected by WFF Sanctuary

We feared they were gone for good, but Canadian Geese survived troubled times in Southpoint Park on Roosevelt Island. A special few found safety in the Wildlife Freedom Foundation’s (WFF) sanctuary.

By David Stone

Roosevelt Island Daily News

A brutal reconstruction campaign wiped out the last natural shorelines on Roosevelt Island. And as a result, we saw little of the spring rebirth marked by goslings. But yesterday, we found a small group surviving, safe within the sanctuary RIOC built last year and managed by WFF.

A smaller family relaxed in the sanctuary…

The larger colony pictured above came next, but these were our first goslings for 2021…

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