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La Crosse board puts pigeons on the pill

La Crosse board puts pigeons on the pill
Posted at 8:20 AM, May 20, 2016
LA CROSSE -- Business owners in La Crosse are putting pigeons on the pill -- sort of.
 
Feeding stations atop downtown buildings include a contraceptive feed. It's aimed at lowering reproduction in the birds that leave droppings on sidewalks, awnings and park benches.
 
Wayne Oliver, a member of the Downtown Mainstreet Board, tells WXOW  that it's the most successful idea the board has tried.
 
Maria Norberg, owner of a downtown coffee shop and food truck, says she supports anything that can cut down on the overhead threat to her customers.
 
Funding comes from a city beautification grant.