Ravens still attacking Muskeg Meadows' greens


Greg Knight

The ubiquitous ravens are at it again on the fairways of Muskeg Meadows Golf Course. Seen above, the birds have damaged at least three of the greens severely, with moderate damage on No. 7.

In 2012, thousands of square feet of the greens at Muskeg Meadows golf course were attacked by hordes of ravens – the ubiquitous local bird seeking food in the fertile soil and rich grasses of the course.

At the end of last year the course seemed on the path to correcting the problem, and at the beginning of the 2013 tournament many of the areas affected by the ravens had healed and were sprouting green grass again.

And then they returned, looking for grubs in the ground of the course.

Last year the damage was extensive on fairway No. 4 with limited damage elsewhere. This season the raven...

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