Broadcast Towers with Lights

Here’s some good news for birds — and people. There’s a simple way to decrease the number of birds killed when they collide with broadcast towers. Just turn off the steady lights. It’s good for people, too, because turning off those lights saves energy and so lowers costs. And it’s safe for airplanes because the flashing lights stay on.

Click here to hear Audubon’s Caleb Putnam share the story with NPR.