Aerial Perspective founder Steve Wambolt originally tried to sell the city a means to survey city property using a remote control drone. When Orléans Ward Coun. Bob Monette saw the presentation he thought of another use for the device.
Petrie Island has been plagued with marauding Canada Gesse ever since the city turned the former sand quarry into a public beach and landscaped it with grass. That was in 2007.
Over the years the migrating geese population has grown into well over 100. The geese graze on the grass, leaving their feces in their wake. The feces break down when it rains and leaches into the sand and the water causing high levels of e-coli bacteria.
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