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NorthWestern Energy asks public to report osprey building nests on power lines


Last updated 5/5/2021 at 2:56pm

Butte - Osprey nests can cause power outages and even fires, and their proximity to energized equipment puts the birds at risk of electrocution. NorthWestern Energy has installed hundreds of platforms to maintain service reliability and to provide a safe place for ospreys to raise their offspring.

This is the time of year when osprey begin to build nests and NorthWestern Energy asks member of t...

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