MSFA, Vikings Announce Bird Collision Study With Audubon SocietyWith the new Vikings stadium set to open in just one week, officials are addressing one of the top concerns with the stadium.
Group Leads Demonstration In Support Of Bird-Safe Glass At New Vikings StadiumThe fight to have the new Minnesota Vikings stadium feature bird safe glass took to the streets Saturday. The Audubon Chapter of Minneapolis led a public demonstration across from the construction site.
Vikings Move Ahead With Clear Glass In Stadium ConstructionThe Minnesota Vikings are moving ahead with clear glass on their new stadium in downtown Minneapolis. That's the latest word from the Sports Authority, which is overseeing stadium construction. This is despite concerns about possible bird collisions with the soaring glass stadium walls.
Petition For Bird-Safe Glass On Vikings Stadium Signed By 76,000Minnesota's Audubon Society says thousands of people are concerned about birds hitting the large glass windows that will be in the new Vikings Stadium.
Mpls. City Council Votes Yes To Asking Vikings To Change New Stadium's GlassThe Minneapolis city council passed a resolution asking the Minnesota Vikings to change the glass used for their new stadium so it is bird friendly Friday. Last week, the Audubon Society said the glass used for new Vikings stadium could pose a threat to birds.
Audubon Society: New Stadium Could Be 'Death Trap' To BirdsA prominent ornithological group says the forthcoming Vikings stadium will be a serious threat to birds unless its glass is changed. The Audubon Society said that they are calling on the team and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority to modify the stadium's current specs.
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Bald Eagles Make Strong Comeback Along MississippiOne of our national symbols is making a comeback along the Mississippi River. For years, the bald eagle had been nearing extinction due to pesticides. But things have changed for the better. Paul Labovitz with the National Park Service says the experience of seeing a bald eagle is one filled with awe.