urban bird control News

  • Bird-B-Gone Hires an Ornithologist

    Mission Viejo Cal: Bird-B-Gone, Inc. world’s largest manufacturer of bird control products has added an Ornithologist to their team to help customers tackle tough bird problems. “Ask the Bird Expert” will be a helpful new tool in the bird control industry. Having the insight of an ornithologist will close the gap between the science of nature, and the ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Impenetrable Bird Netting System fitted to Liverpool`s World Museum.

    Eco Environmental where excited to be asked to tender for the replacement of bird netting at the historic World Museum in Liverpool. Eco Environmental tendered for a full replacement Netting System to the end elevation, coupled with carrying out various repair works to other sections on the building. Eco Environmental were delighted to be awarded ...

  • Cities try to restore wildness to urban rivers

    The Buffalo Bayou is everything Houston city planners once despised: The small river that winds through glassy downtown hi-rises has gentle curves, a slow, meandering current and native grasses teeming with birds and insects. More than half a century ago, millions were spent to tame the flood-prone channel, turning it into a straight sluice to carry excess water to the Gulf of Mexico. The project ...


    By Associated Press

  • Bird-X Sales Team Attends PestWorld 2016 in Seattle, WA

    During the third week of October, Bird-X account managers flocked to Seattle, Washington for PestWorld 2016; a four-day tradeshow put on by the National Pest Management Association (NPMA). PestWorld is an all-encompassing tradeshow, putting new information and products into the hands of everyone within the Pest Control community. PestWorld gives participants the opportunity to learn about ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Anti Bird Net system and rapid response needed before Pigeon breeding season begins

    Dawnus Construction called on Eco Environmental to seal redundant water tanks to prevent them being nested by pigeons ahead of engineering works at a Water Treatment Works in South Wales. A rapid response was needed as the works were due to start just before the birds' breeding season began. We ...

  • Working in partnership with Airvent Smoke Control Limited

    Eco Environmental Services Ltd work is now near completion on Jaguar Landrover vehicle assembly plant at Solihull (work beign undertaken by Mclaren Construction). ECO were asked to bird proof the vents on Building 96 against pigeons and seagulls, using our Bird Net system. Eco’s Bird Net system is designed to prevent pigeons and seagulls ...

  • Duke Energy mosquito control program in its 90th year

    Duke Energy has begun the 90th year of its reservoir mosquito control program. Conducted annually since 1923, this public health program was started by company founder James B. Duke. It provides mosquito control along the shoreline of five of the company's largest urbanized reservoirs, including ...


    By Duke Energy

  • Eco Environmental complete Helipad project for Laing O’Rourke at Bristol Royal Infirmary

    The Bristol Royal Infirmary required a Heliport for urgent cases. The solution was to construct a Helipad on the roof of the existing hospital and Laing O’Rourke were awarded the contract. The supporting structure however created an ideal habitat for pigeons to perch and roost. This was ...

  • Seagull attacks on the increase

    Here's how we can help Given the amount of recent bad press our coastal Seagulls are receiving of late we at Eco Environmental would like to share a few thoughts about the current situation. Populations of any living thing depend on two things - habitat and food supply. Seagulls are bold and opportunistic creatures and have little fear when stealing food from us. We ...

  • EPA requires Modesto wholesaler to protect Central Valley wetlands and pay penalty, following destruction of rare habitat

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a settlement with Edward Lynn Brown, a canned food and nut wholesaler in Modesto, Calif. for destroying nearly 33 acres of wetlands, known as vernal pools, north of Merced, Calif. The settlement requires Brown to pay a $160,000 penalty and purchase and endow a conservation easement valued at $1 million. ‎“California's vernal pools ...

  • EPA Approves Buffalo Sewer Authority’s Plan to Reduce Sewage and Water Pollution in Niagara River

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation have approved the Buffalo Sewer Authority’s plan to reduce the amount of sewage and stormwater run-off that flow from the city of Buffalo’s combined sewer system. Combined sewer systems, which carry sewage from buildings and stormwater from the streets, are overwhelmed during heavy ...

  • ADB helping China improve ecosystem in major basin

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is helping the People’s Republic of China (PRC) address and reverse decades of ecological degradation to one of the nation’s most valuable fresh-water resources. Called both the “Pearl of North China” and the “Kidney of North China”, the Baiyangdian Lake and the ecosystem it supports are at constant risk from falling water levels, soil erosion and wastewater ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • EPA Regional Administrator Visits Queens Park to Spotlight the Importance of Protecting Wetlands

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck today joined Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, the Commissioner for NYC Parks, and Irene Scheid, the Executive Director at the Alley Pond Education Center, to mark progress of EPA-funded work to restore wetlands at Alley Pond, in Douglaston and Flushing, Queens. In recent years, the EPA has provided $480,000 I grants to NYC Parks ...

  • EPA Honors New York Environmental Champions

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that it has honored 25 individuals and organizations from across New York with Environmental Champion Awards for their achievements in protecting public health and the environment. EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined by Donovan Richards, Chair of the New York City Council's Committee on Environmental Protection, to present ...

  • A decade on, lower Danube exceeds green corridor targets

    Vienna - A decade after four governments agreed to work together to establish a “green corridor” along the entire length of the Lower Danube River, Europe’s most ambitious wetland protection and restoration programme is well ahead of targets for creating protected areas. The Lower Danube Green Corridor Declaration, signed by environment ministers of Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine and Moldova in ...


    By WWF International

  • Peregrine Chick Hatch Watch

    Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this release. Follow two female peregrines and their growing families in Edmonton, Alberta. One peregrine cam is following a falcon known as E4. She's currently raising her two chicks on the Bell Tower, the highest and most coveted nesting spot in the city, where she's been the reigning peregrine since 2004. Her chicks are three weeks old today ...


  • Sensors Expo & Conference Is the Only Industry Event Focused Exclusively on Sensors and Sensor Integrated Systems

    The 2012 Sensors Expo & Conference will bring together over 4,000 engineers, scientists and industry professionals from around the world to see the latest innovations in sensor technology, learn about the most important sensing trends, and network with industry leaders. The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center will be hosting the conference again this year in Rosemont, IL June 6-7, 2012. ...


  • EPA and LA water board set strict new pollution reduction plans for 175 waterways in Los Angeles area / action culminates 13 year effort, eliminating beach closures, reducing trash and toxic chemicals in waters

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board today announced the latest in a series of pollution reduction plans designed to restore 175 water bodies in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties. The pollution targets set by these plans will improve water quality, restore ecosystems, and protect the public by eliminating beach closures due to bacteria ...

  • EPA plans to restrict toxic airborne lead

    For the first time in 30 years, the US Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to further reduce the amount of lead in the air. While leaded gasoline is history, about 1,300 tons of lead a year is emitted into the air from smelters, iron and steel foundries, and general aviation gasoline, the EPA estimates. Once it is airborne, lead can be inhaled. Or, after it settles out of the air onto ...

  • Some Canadian rivers at risk of drying up

    Some Canadian rivers are at risk of drying up as impacts of climate change intersect with growing water demand from the country's cities, industries and agriculture, a new WWF report has found. Canada's Rivers at Risk: Environmental Flows and Canada's Freshwater Future uses a scientific approach that focuses on the importance of water flow to examine the health of 10 Canadian rivers and reveals ...


    By WWF International

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