New York NOW

Mute Swans: Friend or Foe?

Season 2014 Episode 17 | 26m 47s | Video has closed captioning.

The Department of Environmental Conservation released a management plan for the state's mute swan population that immediately became controversial. The agency recommended eliminating the free-ranging birds. Tens of thousands wrote letters and signed petitions asking the agency to not go forward with their initial plan. Also, we discuss extended budget negotiations.

Aired: 03/27/14

Rating: NR

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