News From The Field2022-08-15T20:15:23+00:00

News From The Field

“All boats rise with the tide,” is a personal motto for sailing enthusiast and CTOM principal Kathy Maechtle. Sharing information, remedies, ideas, and other salient knowledge to better understand the challenges the Telecommunications Industry faces when birds are found nesting on equipment illuminates paths for solutions. News from the Field is intended to highlight case studies, present interesting facts, as well as provide insights into the inner workings of CTOM on a quarterly basis for anyone interested! Have an idea? Send us an email,

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

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.

By |March 29th, 2024|

Developing Evidence-Based Solutions

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.

By |May 1st, 2023|
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