Thirty years ago, I was on a mission in downtown Toronto to understand the bird- building collision phenomenon. I came across a common yellowthroat stunned but still alive at the base of a building, and in need of rescuing. Ever so gently, I placed it in a brown paper bag, and drove with it to […]
About Michael Mesure
A co-founder of FLAP Canada, Michael has over 30 years experience bringing attention to the bird-building collision issue. He has worked tirelessly with government – federal, provincial, municipal – to develop migratory bird protection policies, collaborated with manufacturers of bird-deterrent technologies, and produced FLAP’s BirdSafe® Building Standards and its accompanying building auditing tool. He has also co-authored numerous reports, peer-reviewed articles, and research papers. Finally, he has taught numerous workshops to industry professionals, and addressed audiences on the issue and bird-safe solutions.