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Montana Resources uses high tech to solve bird problem

Montana Resources, a unit of The Washington Companies that operates the Continental open-pit copper and molybdenum mine in Butte, Montana, recently partnered with Fairweather IT to bring high-tech to its bird hazing program. Since the mid-1990s, the company has run a waterfowl observation and hazing program at its 182-hectare Berkeley …

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Montana Resources has high-tech ways of hazing birds

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) – On a recent afternoon, Ian Fairweather, president of Fairweather IT, remotely navigated a six-propeller drone his company designed and built toward an exhausted snow goose that had recently landed on the placid, reflective water of the Berkeley Pit. But the snow goose resisted the attempts to …

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