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Silicon Valley Companies Embrace Bird-Friendly Building Designs

March 25, 2014 | 8:00 am

Silicon Valley Companies Embrace Bird-Friendly Building Designs

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Facebook, Apple, Intuit and Google plant trees, pathways and habitats for birds at their headquarters.

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Birds Cost BART Millions; Photos of the Culprits

December 7, 2012 | 11:00 am

Birds Cost BART Millions; Photos of the Culprits

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Listen to the audio version here: Nesting birds are adding nearly $5 million to the price of building the BART extension south of Fremont. BART’s board approved paying the extra cost on Thursday. It’s illegal to damage the nests of migratory birds, and the Bay Area is a stop on the bird superhighway known as […]

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Avian Cholera Kills Thousands of Birds in Northern California

March 29, 2012 | 6:59 pm

Avian Cholera Kills Thousands of Birds in Northern California

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The newest volunteer opportunity in the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex is picking up bird carcasses stricken by a deadly avian cholera outbreak killing birds as they migrate north. The refuge, which spans the California/Oregon border, has already logged more than 10,000 deaths this spring. “It can take a bird very quickly. You can […]

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