Wildlife Advocates Urge Tower Lights

Vaughan, Allyson
February 2000
Wireless Week;02/07/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p11
Trade Publication
Reports that wildlife advocates urged the wireless industry to adopt lighting changes to their towers to help prevent the death of birds that crash into towers across the United States (US). Type of light preferred by the birds; How many birds die per year; Number of towers across the US; Other ideas suggested by the US Fish and Wildlife Service.


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