Tag Archives: Environment and Conservation

Drones Elevate Osprey Concerns

A North Idaho raptor biologist is urging drone pilots to be mindful of osprey nests at Memorial Field. The waterfront sports field is home to two such nests and Janie Veltkamp of Birds of Prey Northwest is concerned the use … Continue reading

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Riverside County Supervisors want to expand the use of drones to fight wildfires

Seven wildfires are smoldering throughout California and the Riverside County Board of Supervisors wants to expand the use of drones to help contain them. Supervisors V. Manuel Perez and Kevin Jeffries put forth a motion at the Riverside County Board … Continue reading

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Using drone technology to conserve the environment

Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, are no longer just for military use. In fact, drones for civilian use vastly outnumber those being used by the military. The civilian population uses drones for photography, agricultural applications, and product delivery, while in … Continue reading

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Can flying drones save whales trapped in fishing gear?

From mapping coral to delivering medical supplies, unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, are proving to be good for all sorts of tricky tasks. Now the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has teamed up with a California-based nonprofit to see … Continue reading

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