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Michigan State UniversityFewer Lights Safer Flights

Every year, approximately 7 million birds die from collisions with communication towers in North America.

Simple tower light changes

  • are very inexpensive
  • reduce tower energy costs
  • reduce tower maintenance costs
  • reduce bird collisions by more than 70%!

The Federal Aviation Administration is approving these tower light changes NOW. You can start protecting birds today!

"Thanks to a cooperative effort between scientists and industry, we now know how to prevent the needless deaths of countless numbers of North America’s most beautiful and valuable birds. This is an excellent example of people working together to, quite simply, make life better. We now need to take that final step - change the lights and start saving lives now!"

- Terry Rich, Partners in Flight National Coordinator