A more than usually absurd post from me. I'm sorry; I couldn't resist.
Who could have guessed that after "intense public debate" [dead news link], such a bizarre solution could win acceptance: "After intense public debate, the [goose extermination] plan was dropped in favor of non-lethal alternatives: including deployment of a border collie in a life jacket, yapping from aboard a kayak"
[dead photo link]
I wonder which ideas never made it off the flip-chart.