Family Of Geese Escorted To Safety After Slowing Traffic On I-80/94Two geese and their five baby goslings have been rescued after stopping traffic on I-80/94 at the Illinois-Indiana border Tuesday afternoon.
Protected Canada Geese Shot With Arrows In Naperville Two federally protected Canadian geese have been shot by someone with a crossbow this year near a west suburban park, and one of the birds had to euthanized.
Father Of Two Drowns In Pond Near Des PlainesA man who neighbors say was devoted to caring for the swans of a Des Plaines area apartment complex might have paid for that devotion with his life. A Villa Park man drowned in a pond in what witnesses said was a freak accident.
Biologist Sets Off Pyrotechnics To Repel Geese Near MidwaySome neighbors complained recently about sounds resembling gunfire interrupting the silence at the Stickney wastewater treatment plant near Midway International Airport.
Officials: Waterfowl In Chicago Parks Died Of Avian BotulismThe waterfowl that have recently died en masse at the Park District's McKinley Park, and elsewhere in the Chicago area, were suffering from avian botulism.
More Dead Waterfowl Prompt Warnings At McKinley ParkDog walkers are being advised to stay away from a Southwest Side park, after even more dead geese and ducks were found there.
Nearly Two Dozen Dead Geese Found At Chicago ParksNearly two dozen dead geese have been found at two Chicago parks this week and officials were trying to figure out what killed them.