Brown Pelican

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Following the raising of two bridges to allow the Bahia Grande wetland to refill with tidal and river flows, it was discovered that brown pelicans were crashing and dying on the bridges. Here, John Young, a wildlife biologist at the Texas Department of Transportation, tells the story of his team's work to install "pelican poles" and redesigned guardrails to help protect the pelicans.

Date RecordedDecember 8, 2023
InterviewerDavid Todd
IntervieweeJohn Young
LocationAustin, Texas
Time Code00:40:24