USACE Galveston District Bird Abatement Program
HOUSTON (April 14, 2011) - Al Meyer, a project engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, holds a European Barn Owl during a visit to a dredge placement area in the Houston Ship Channel to review the bird abatement program which began March 6. The barn owl is one of nearly a dozen birds used in this innovative and environmentally sensitive effort to temporarily deter migratory birds from nesting in the project site until the construction phase concludes this summer. Meyer serves as the lead engineer in charge of the Houston Galveston Navigation Channel Multiple Site Repairs.

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