Thursday, June 28, 2007

Report 346 from the Destroyed Nesting Area: Visibilities Resume at the Destroyed Nesting Area

Principal raconteur: Bob La Trémouille.

Update, July 5, 2007. The number 600 referred to below is actually the number of reports, approximately. The number 345 is very certainly an accurate count of visibilities at the Goose Meadow.


In the six years starting the beginning March 2000 and ending February 24, 2006, Friends of the White Geese conducted more than 600 visibilities at the Destroyed Nesting Area of the Charles River White Geese.

After each visibility, I would put out an email newsletter. The newsletters were numbered consecutively. Newsletter distribution at one point reached about 1300, but Yahoo made such newsletters more and more difficult. Distribution time went from about an hour each after writing to four days each after writing. We finally were worn out.

My count of 600 visibilities is based on 345 reports in the regular series reported as they occurred and ending December 1, 2003, and 260 reports in the Evil series which responded to evil on the Charles River. This is the series which ended February 24, 2006.

Plus there were visibilities reported in different series. So we had quite a bit more than 600 in six years.

I initially published this report as Evil Report 261. On thinking things over, we never abandoned the Reports from the Destroyed Nesting Area of the Charles River White Geese. We abandoned the visibilities.

Since we are resuming the visibilities, we are resuming the reports. Thus this is Report 346.

With the good materials I told you about in the last report, Marilyn resumed the visibilities on Tuesday, June 26, from 5 pm to 6:45 pm. Marilyn reports:


Flyers said Friends of the White Geese and were

I had photo boards showing Magazine Beach that I'd
used at Dana Park and the River Festival.


Response to the visibilities has always been good. We would stand either at the entrance to the Destroyed Nesting Area or on the traffic island. We would leaflet people walking or driving by. A lot of materials went to drivers. I was doing a visibility on the day Bumpy was killed.

Thank you Marilyn.