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Carl Wipff, a civil engineering technician with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, oversees the bird abatement program on a dredge placement area in the Houston Ship Channel which began March 6. Nearly a dozen trained birds are used in this innovative and environmentally sensitive effort to temporarily deter migratory birds from nesting in the project site until the construction phase concludes this summer. Wipff is a retired annuitant who has returned to the USACE Galveston District after serving 45 years with the Corps.


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This work, USACE Galveston Bird Abatement Program, by Isidro Reyna, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.14.2011

Date Posted:11.21.2011 3:44PM

Category:B-Roll

Video ID:130787

VIRIN:041411-A-#####-002

Filename:DOD_100281893

Length:00:01:59

Location:HOUSTON, TX, USGlobe

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