LCEC – Lee County Electric Cooperative


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Avian Protection

Avian Protection

Protecting and preserving cherished resources, including majestic landscapes, animals and birds, is an endeavor that LCEC understands. LCEC partners with local experts and customers to help balance the need for electricity with the needs of the environment.

LCEC is proactively working toward protecting birds of prey and other large birds from potential power line risks, in accordance with both the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) and the Eagle Protection Act (EPA). In support of this objective, LCEC initiated an Avian Protection Plan (APP) in 2002 in an effort to protect birds from potential electrocution hazards and collisions on their existing power grid. In addition, since 1993, LCEC has been partnering with customers to provide alternate habitats for osprey located away from electric system facilities.

How to Request an Osprey Platform.
Learn more about osprey.

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