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Keeping Illinois Livestock Farms Free From Invasive Birds

Posted by BirdGard on Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The prairie state, as it is colloquially known, may be famed for its wide-open spaces, but it’s those sweeping midwestern landscapes that make the rolling farmlands so attractive to invasive birds. Illinois is a geographically diverse state, with Chicago anchoring the northeastern end while the Shawnee National Forest encapsulates the southern tip. Between these two […]

Protecting Wisconsin Dairy Farms From Invasive Birds

Posted by BirdGard on Monday, October 30, 2017

When you think of Wisconsin, you think of cheese. When you think of cheese, you think of dairy cows. When you think of dairy cows you probably think of wide open pastures dotted with grazing heifers. But when farmers think about cheese, dairy cows, and wide-open pastures, they think about invasive birds. Wisconsin is home […]

Keeping Louisiana Livestock Farms Free of Invasive Birds

Posted by BirdGard on Friday, October 27, 2017

In the state most known for its riotous Mardi Gras celebrations, there is much, much more than julep cocktails and shiny beads. Louisiana is a melting pot of French, African, and American folkways. The unique beauty of this state is characterized by its colonial architecture, in humid, languid climate, and its rich, captivating culture. But […]

Invasive Birds And Mississippi Dairy Farms

Posted by BirdGard on Thursday, October 26, 2017

Between the cities, towns and wild areas of Mississippi are vast swaths of fertile farmland. Mississippi is uniquely positioned to be particularly geographically courteous to dairy cows, but the same features that make it so appealing to dairy farmers also make it appealing to a litany of invasive birds. The many dairy farms that occupy […]

How To Keep Alabama Waste Facilities Free From Invasive Birds

Posted by BirdGard on Wednesday, October 25, 2017

If there’s one thing all waste management facilities managers know, it’s how much mayhem invasive birds can cause. Invasive birds can damage fencing and power lines, as well as spread waste beyond facility walls, carrying with them the potential for dangerous bacteria. Additionally, invasive birds can swarm neighborhoods located near waste management facilities putting families […]

Protecting Indiana Electric Substations From Invasive Birds

Posted by BirdGard on Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Indiana’s location in the Midwest provides ample farmland; it’s one of the most robust farming states in the nation. In addition to its wide swaths of fertile farmland are bustling cities housing over 6.5 million residents. Between the vibrant cities and the abundant acres of farmland are thousands of electric substations powering the state. Indiana’s […]

Keeping Michigan Livestock Farms Free From Invasive Birds

Posted by BirdGard on Monday, October 23, 2017

Michigan is a vast and rugged state, edged against four of the great lakes and housing over a thousand more lakes within its borders. While culturally, Michigan is a state in turmoil, geographically, it remains a lush and promising environment for a number of invasive birds. Perhaps none are more affected by the destruction caused […]

Protecting Florida’s Electric Substations From Invasive Birds

Posted by BirdGard on Friday, October 20, 2017

Florida is one of the most ecologically varied states in America. Within its borders are endless stretches of golden sandy beaches, dense forests teeming with exotic wildlife, plateaus that stretch for hundreds of miles and thickly populated cities rich with diverse culture. What makes Florida so enticing to Americans at large are the same features […]

Saving Georgia Livestock From Invasive Birds

Posted by BirdGard on Thursday, October 19, 2017

Georgia is a singular state in our nation; replete with rolling, fertile farmlands, breathtaking stretches of glittering coastline, and dynamic metropolitan cities. All this set against the backdrop of the American south, where weeping willows line cobblestone streets and a preponderance of opulently detailed 18th-century buildings frame leafy public squares where magnolias perfume the air. […]

Tennessee Waste Management Facilities and Invasive Birds

Posted by BirdGard on Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Deep in the heart of Tennessee sits Nashville, the epicenter of country music. Between the Grand Ol’ Opry, the Country Music Hall of Fame, and the endless stretches of honkey tonks and music halls, Nashville’s annual visitors top out in the millions. Memphis, located in southern Tennessee is home to Graceland, the legendary Sun Studios […]

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