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Development of Management Strategies to Reduce Wildlife Hazards to Aircraft

PROJECT GOAL: Generate and disseminate applied ecological information related to developing tools and techniques to reduce wildlife hazards to transportation, particularly civil and military aviation.

Objective 1: Evaluate habitat use and foraging strategies of hazardous wildlife on and near airports.

Objective 2: Develop methods and tools to reduce wildlife food, water, and cover attractants on and near airports.

Objective 3: Conduct research in basic wildlife biology and ecology to develop and enhance nonlethal wildlife control methods.

Objective 4: Evaluate the use of avian radars to reduce bird strikes with aircraft.

Objective 5: Investigate the impact of wind farms to wildlife communities and develop methods to reduce negative impacts.



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Sandusky, OH, Field Station


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