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More birds could answer Vet Lake concerns

City officials are considering adding more birds to Vets Lake in order to get rid of birds on Vets Lake.
When the Great Bend City Council met Monday night, it heard from Terry Hoff, human resource manager, about continuing discussions on how to address the algae problem in Veterans Memorial Lake.
One issue is the contamination from geese and one solution could be to introduce mute swans.
Hoff said the swans could be available from a zoo in Nebraska and they are very territorial. They tend to be aggressive with other birds and have been used elsewhere to get rid ...


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