Date: 6/12/19 1:33 pm From: Daniel Edelstein <danieledelstein...> Subject: [wisb] Healthy Trees, Healthy Birds: PROTECTING nesting birds brochure to educate tree cutting companies, etc., et al
1. Dan, thank you again for your interest in protecting the safety of nesting WI birds. 2. To assist your effort:
Here’s a link to a local CA Audubon society chapter’s educational brochure.
It is presented to tree companies who learn about their duty to ensure regulatory compliance with our CA state regulatory measures (that are present as part of mandatory compliance here in CA*, UNLIKE WI…..that does not protect nesting birds). (* = via compliance with CA Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Service regulatory codes)
NOTE: Feel free to show this brochure or cite it when talking to your local city’s planning department or maintenance division (in addition to supervisors who establish a tree company’s policy to ensure the SAFETY of birds).
Education will help people realize cutting and trimming trees can AND does kill nesting birds from January through August (i.e., Many people do not know Great Horned Owl nests as early as January and American Goldfinch nest as late as July/August.)
As mentioned earlier, the federal MBTA is no longer enforced, so the brochure is somewhat outdated.