Geese Are Likely Culprits In Eight-Day Closure At Eichler’s Cove

Aug 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Health, Pollution, Stormwater Runoff, Water

Eichler’s Cove, Newtown’s only public fresh water beach, will be closed at least through Friday according to the local Health District. With no substantial runoff or known failing septic systems in the area, health and wetland officials suspect a significant population of Canada Geese nesting in the area for the highest bacteria counts on record for the Parks & Recreation facility in Sandy Hook

via Geese Are Likely Culprits In Eight-Day Closure At Eichler’s Cove | The Newtown Bee.

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