Monday, April 30, 2018, 6:45pm
The developer has issued a press release with his final decision. He will act on the “taking” permit and the chicks will be removed from the nest to be raised by a rehabber.
While there was a chance to change the outcome I felt it was worth asking the developer to reconsider. He has now made his final decision. The time has passed for asking. Do not call. Do not nag. And above all Be Polite and Considerate.
I have attached the BET Investments press release here so you can read his full statement. I have purposely removed contact information (other than what you already know) because the time has passed for contacting BET Investments.
Mary Ann Thomas at Trib-Live broke the news late this afternoon. Read the full story here: Peregrine falcons to be removed from Downtown Pittsburgh building.
Also click the links below:
- KDKA TV, 6pm news, April 30.
- KDKA TV, 11pm news, April 30.
- WTAE TV news, April 30.
- WESA radio news, April 30.
- Post-Gazette, John Hayes, April 30.
Thank you for your support for Pittsburgh’s peregrine falcons.
A Caution to Commenters: Normally I do not edit readers’ comments but this situation is not normal. If you post a comment that could inflame others, I may edit or delete it.
(photo of Dori & Louie’s peregrine chicks at the Gulf Tower in early May 2014; we do not have photos of this year’s chicks)