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Committee OKs city ban on feeding gulls

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Feed the birds; starve the gulls.

To combat the growing gull problem in Sheboygan, the Common Council’s Public Protection and Safety Committee endorsed an ordinance Tuesday night that bans people from knowingly feeding gulls within the city limits.

Committee members, however, made it clear it would be OK under the ordinance for people to put bird feeders, suet balls or other food sources out for common birds. Gulls normally do not consume common bird foods.

“We wanted to assure the public that they could still feed the wrens, the robins and the cardinals and all that,” said Ald. Marilyn Montemayor.   more...

 



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