Ray and Mavis Wagner are lakeshore owners at Buffalo Lake in Becker County, just north of the city of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.
The Wagners own a 3-acre pie-shaped lot with 166 feet of lakeshore frontage.
They describe the situation they had at Buffalo Lake.
Mavis Wagner talks about creating a buffer zone.
Ray Wagner discusses how they used the shoreline.
Problems and Challenges
A flock of over seventy geese had become a nuisance.
Because the geese were enjoying the yard as much as the Wagners, Ray and Mavis decided to stop mowing a portion of their turf lawn to re-create a natural buffer zone.
In this case, it is a "make the unwanted guest feel uncomfortable" approach.
Ray Wagner: All those geese and no golden egg.