When Long Island Orchestrating for Nature heard that Suffolk County was considering killing 200 Canada geese—the entire population on Lake Ronkonkoma, LION president John Di Leonardo presented to the Lake Ronkonkoma Advisory Board about humane geese management plans just moments after the DEC and USDA proposed rounding up and gassing mother geese and their babies. County Executive Steve Bellone decided to pursue humane egg oiling—one of our suggestions—rather than slaughter.