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Osprey Platform Replaced in Westbrook

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The crew installing an upgraded and relocated Westbrook osprey nesting platform on Feb. 2 included (from left) Patricia Laudano, Samson Magnani-Bailow, Kris Vagos, Grey Spann, Kelly Catlin, Charles Bailow, Ian Whitehouse, Gavin LaBrec, Terry Shaw, Darren Whitehouse, Ed Haesche, and David Murphy and (on ladders) Robert Stout and Tom Kelly. Photo by Deanna Broderick

The crew installing an upgraded and relocated Westbrook osprey nesting platform on Feb. 2 included (from left) Patricia Laudano, Samson Magnani-Bailow, Kris Vagos, Grey Spann, Kelly Catlin, Charles Bailow, Ian Whitehouse, Gavin LaBrec, Terry Shaw, Darren Whitehouse, Ed Haesche, and David Murphy and (on ladders) Robert Stout and Tom Kelly. (Photo by Deanna Broderick )

Volunteers from the Westbrook High School Eco-Adventures & Archaeology Club and National Audubon Menunkatuck Chapter worked with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, state Department of Energy & Environmental Protection, Rings End Lumber, Eversource, and local land owners to replace a damaged osprey nesting platform in a Westbrook salt marsh at the intersection of Pond Meadow and Old Clinton roads with a new, upgraded platform on Feb. 2.


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