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Letter | Yes on Measure O: Consider the birds

By Letters to the Editor | Santa Cruz Sentinel October 13, 2022 at 5:00 a.m.


In opposing a remodel and revitalization of the existing downtown library, a letter writer stated that Measure O “kills a bird in hand ready to take flight …”


Oh really?


If one cares about birds, that genus of animal whose numbers continue to decline with development, then consider the following.

A recent New York Times article (10/3/22) reiterated what we have known for decades; that is, up to a billion birds die in window strikes every year.




— Jean Brocklebank, Santa Cruz

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