Thursday, February 02, 2006

City Adopts Guidelines to Prevent Bird Collisions with Buildings



"TORONTO, Feb. 1 (PRNewswire) - City Council unanimously adopted a resolution on January 31 that will protect migratory birds through controlling light from buildings, public education, and bird rescue. For all new buildings in Toronto, the resolution specifies 'that the needs of migratory birds be incorporated into the Site Plan Review process with respect to facilities for lighting, including floodlighting, glass and other bird-friendly design features.'"

Link: Full Article from Yahoo

Blue-winged Warbler image © 2006 Mike McDowell

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