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Wetlands To Be Removed At Jamestown Airport

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JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) - Officials plan to remove wetlands from the southeastern quarter of Jamestown's airport in coming years to reduce the chances of birds colliding with airplanes.
    
The Jamestown Sun reports (http://bit.ly/13tNix6) that the $900,000 project will eliminate about 24 acres of wetlands, which provide habitat for birds. Officials hope that will stop birds from flying across the runway from wetlands in another part of the airport.
    
Wetlands near Woodworth will be restored to make up for the lost wetlands at the airport and comply with conservation laws.
    
The Federal Aviation Administration will pay 90 percent of the project cost. The airport and the state Aeronautics Commission will split the remaining cost. The project is planned for either 2014 or 2015, depending on federal funding.
  

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