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Posted on: January 28, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Osprey nest relocation planned for Harrop ferry crossing

Osprey Nest

January 28, 2020

Nelson Hydro is planning to relocate two osprey nests located on either side of the Harrop ferry crossing. Both nests will be transferred onto new nest platforms erected on Nelson Hydro wooden poles, located close to the existing poles with live electrical lines.

Currently, sticks from the nests are at high risk of shorting out, potentially causing osprey injury or mortality. Nelson Hydro is taking proactive measures to reduce the risk, by shifting the nests to safe, alternate poles, improving line security and reducing the risk of a power outage.

The permitted work is scheduled to take place on February 4, 2020 (weather permitting), while the osprey are away on their wintering grounds. Nests will be temporarily protected from occupancy by Canada Geese using deterrents, and these will be removed in early April, once the osprey return from their migration.

For More Information:
Neal Dermody, Nelson Hydro
Operations & Line Manager
(250) 352-8213

The photo was taken from the Harrop side of the ferry crossing showing the nest.

Osprey Nest

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