Tall prairie grass helps airports keep birds from runway

August 12, 2014 8:38 PM

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Tall prairie grass helps airports keep birds from runway

There were 11,315 reported wildlife strikes by aircrafts in 2013.

Dayton is one of several airports that have looked to change their landscaping tactics as a way to keep wildlife from encroaching on airport facilities, specifically runways. Collisions between wildlife and airplanes are common at airports throughout the United States, but the most problematic speci...

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