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Navy plans a war on 'hazardous' wildlife

Original post made on May 21, 2012

It's amazing how quickly something can return to nature once neglected by humans. Just as preservationists had predicted, birds have begun taking up residence on the many surfaces of Hangar One's bare frame, potentially causing a hazard to planes on the adjacent airfield if left unchecked.


Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, May 21, 2012, 10:36 AM

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Posted by Whoooo
a resident of The Crossings
on May 21, 2012 at 1:48 pm

The article mentions burrowing owls. Are those really a problem in Hangar One since they build their nests in burrows? Mountain View goes to great lengths to save those owls.


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Posted by curious
a resident of Cuesta Park
on May 22, 2012 at 10:20 am

Hey that's a great idea to join the enviro-wackos and the Hanger One freaks. Someone should put a burrowing owl nest into the hanger. The Mountain View politicos will spare no expense for the little critters so they will mortgage city hall to buy the hanger and preserve it for them. That's called killing two birds with one stone. Errr. Maybe I better re-phrase that ;-)


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