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No nest-warming gifts needed for bald eagle relocated by Tampa Electric (the birds will handle that)

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If the United States had picked the turkey as its national bird – a preference that Benjamin Franklin is thought by some to have expressed in private letters – then centuries of American iconography would be dramatically different. One thing … Continue reading

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Eagles have landed (a safe new nest): our commitment to environmental stewardship is symbolic in more ways than one

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“Freedom” means different things to different members of society. For some, it means the opportunity to enjoy basic aspects of life – like a home, constructive ways to use your energy and the ability to raise children in a safe … Continue reading

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Ospreys get special platform at Tampa Electric’s Skills Training Center

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You have to wonder if the high point of one osprey’s experience at Tampa Electric’s Skills Training Center is the safe new nesting platform team members created for it. The platform, erected by a team with the center and the … Continue reading

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Free to any eagle: Big nest, recently moved to safe new spot by line crews

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Thanks to the months-long effort by TECO line crew members, a lucky American bald eagle looking to land a nest can find a safe and spacious one near Bartow, Fla. The story began in May, when Line Patrolman Jerry Moore … Continue reading

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Line crew rescues baby woodpeckers

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So you’re on a Tampa Electric line crew, responding to a call after a storm knocked a palm tree onto a power line. You hear something inside the dead tree – it sounds like baby birds crying out for help. … Continue reading

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