Kathy Maechtle

About Kathy Maechtle

Sr. Avian Outreach Specialist Kathy Maechtle is the principal and owner of Cell Tower Osprey Management (CTOM). Maechtle specializes in avian conservation, providing industry and other stakeholders with technical assistance to understand wildlife regulations, apply scientific principles and sound management practices using evidence-based solutions for their avian challenges.

Working Safely, and Therefore Legally, Near Tower-Nesting Birds

By |2024-04-02T02:15:51+00:00March 29th, 2024|Cell Towers, News|

Providing the right recommendations for work to proceed at a site hosting nesting birds relies on many factors. Often, we need a biologist’s eyes on the site to see the full picture. Read Working Safely, and Therefore Legally, Near Tower-Nesting birds to learn more.

Developing Evidence-Based Solutions

By |2024-04-02T02:15:39+00:00May 1st, 2023|Cell Towers, News|

Under the right circumstances, it is possible to safely perform work on towers that host an active osprey nest. This is due to the ospreys’ remarkable resilience to human disturbance. Previous research indicates that this important sentinel species is one of the few to nest on artificial substrates and thrive in urban environments. Read Developing Evidence-Based Solutions to learn more.

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