Met-Ed Partners with Wildlife Officials to Remove Protected Bird Nest from Substation

With the anticipated return of ospreys to the area in the coming weeks, Met-Ed utility personnel partnered with its environmental staff and wildlife officials to proactively remove a large, unoccupied osprey nest from a substation in Upper Mount Bethel Township.  Birds of prey like ospreys and eagles often seek out tall structures, including electrical substations and utility poles to build their nests, which can measure up to three feet in width. These nesting habits often place the bird…

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Met-Ed Partners with Wildlife Officials to Remove Protected Bird Nest from Substation