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Save the Bay welcomes migratory birds

Save the Bay welcomes migratory birds

Justin Som, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

Every year, more than a million migratory birds take refuge in the Palo Alto Baylands. For 2018, Save the Bay intended to welcome these travelers by removing invasive plant species and replacing them with native ones. "We're here to make these estuaries better for the birds and other species that...

Airports kill thousands of birds annually to protect passengers

Airports kill thousands of birds annually to protect passengers

Veronika Dvorakova, Staff Writer

May 24, 2013


Filed under News

It is not too well known that airports protect passengers by keeping birds away from the runways. All major airports can apply for a permit to shoot birds out of the sky. They are only allowed to shoot them if they pose a threat to airplanes. According to the  Federal Aviation Administration,...

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