BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Representatives of the United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) release a raptor in the Sourlands Mountain Preserve. The birds, captured at Kennedy Airport to protect incoming and outgoing aircraft, are released at the Sourlands and Natirar as part of a wildlife damage management program.
 
According the the USDA, wildlife aircraft collisions have increased over the past 22 years due to Increasing wildlife populations, increased air traffic, and quieter, faster aircraft.
 
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