Seattle airport uses conservation to prevent bird strikes

09/4/2013 | Seattle Times, The

A wildlife biologist at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is helping birds and aircraft live in peace. The airport has planted a variety of grass that tastes foul to birds, and it also has created a buffer zone around the airfield. "Here you're trying to mitigate bird-strike hazards, and so much can be done with conservation," said biologist Steve Osmek.

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