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US Department of Agriculture

Upstate Watertown, NY, Takes Festive Aim at Nuisance Crow Flocks

The northern New York city is trying to chase thousands of crows out of town with fireworks.


Wildlife biologists with the U.S. Department of Agriculture set off fireworks in Watertown Monday night, the start of a three-day program aimed at ridding the city of the estimated 10,000 to 15,000 crows that roost each night in the city, without resorting to violence.