[Tweeters] Poo-Poo Project

Rick Tyler rhtyler at gmail.com
Mon May 8 15:53:26 PDT 2017


Here's a link to a story from last year about a similar project for
PVC-pipe mining claim markers:
http://www.seattletimes.com/business/blm-capping-open-pipes-mining-claim-markers-deadly-to-birds/

Rick

On Mon, May 8, 2017 at 3:47 PM, Diane Weinstein <Diane_Weinstein at msn.com>
wrote:


> There is a project taking off in Washington and across the country to help

> birds and other wildlife. Like the Fishing Line Recovery and Recycling

> Program, it is a simple and inexpensive way to make a difference

> for wildlife. Some of the local Audubon Societies as well as Audubon

> Washington are getting involved in the program.

>

>

> The Teton Raptor Center is sponsoring a project to prevent birds and small

> mammals from entering vault toilet ventilation pipes. Each year thousands

> of birds get stuck, suffer and die in open vertical pipes. The Raptor

> Center has partnered with 32 states and has made available a simple fix

> that includes an inexpensive screening device. Please see their web site

> at www.tetonraptorcenter.org/our-work/poo-poo-project for more

> information.

>

>

> As you walk the trails enjoying the birds and other wildlife, please be

> observant of vault toilets with open vents. If you see one, contact the

> proper authority and request that it be screened. Also, if you have open

> pipes on your property, such as sign posts, fences, building plumbing

> vents, survey markers and irrigation systems, please cap or screen them.

> There are several commercial products available. For additional

> information, please contact the Kittitas Audubon Society.

>

>

> Diane Weinstein

>

> Issaquah

>

>

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