Tag Archives: Environment and Conservation

Don’t Harass Wildlife With Drones

On Sunday and Monday, Twitter was abuzz over a harrowing Russian video, obviously shot with a drone, that showed a mother bear and cub making their way across a steep, snowy ridge. As the drone films, the cub falls down … Continue reading

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Drones Detect Radiation

Over the last few years, drones have become a popular tool for a variety of applications at nuclear facilities, including both indoor and outdoor inspections and mapping. The industry is starting to trust unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to improve safety … Continue reading

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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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