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Ground the drones flying over California’s parks

Some 1,500 to 2,000 elegant tern eggs that were recently abandoned on a nesting island at the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve in Huntington Beach. (AP / California Department of Fish and Wildlife ) In case you thought drone crashes in sensitive environmental habitats were a rarity, get this: The drone …

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BCS ‘exclusivity,’ drones in parks

BCS too exclusive to sustain Regarding the article “County warns BCS over enrollment disparities” (Town Crier, May 12), I have two questions: 1. Why has it taken so long for Bullis Charter School’s failure to adequately enroll certain underrepresented student groups to be questioned by the Santa …

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Drone in parks, a cat in a trap and bison in a road: Police Reports for Monday, April 26 | Bozeman Daily Chronicle Police Reports

The Bozeman Police Department reports for Monday included the following: · A package left on someone’s porch was opened and stolen. · A caller wanted to speak with an officer about flying drones in a public park. · A woman found a purse in a restroom and called to turn …

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Drones & over 500 personnel deployed by NParks to monitor crowds at nature parks & trails – Mothership.SG

In order to manage crowds at multiple parks and nature trails, the National Parks Board (NParks) is deploying drones to help monitor crowd levels. On Good Friday (Apr. 2) places such as the reopened stretch of the Rail Corridor near King Albert Park MRT saw throngs of hikers and members …

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Ban on flying drones over Dubai parks – News

Decision issued to ensure visitors’ safety and privacy. Dubai Municipality has announced that drones are no more permitted to be flown over parks in the Emirate. Also read: New law takes Dubai closer to drone deliveries, flying cabs A statement posted by DM on Sunday said that the …

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Dubai bans flying drones over public parks

Dubai: Dubai Municipality has banned flying drones over the emirate’s public parks. The civic body has announced on social media that the use of drones in public parks is not allowed anymore. The move is to protect the safety and privacy of visitors, it added. In July 2020, His Highness …

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Australia to monitor illegal activities in marine parks in drone trial

The Australian Director of National Parks is looking to run a trial to use drones to monitor, detect, and collect information about prohibited activities, such as illegal fishing operations, in marine parks. In an approach to market, the Director of National Parks, which is responsible for managing Australia’s marine parks …

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Travis County Parks to use drones to monitor burns, flood damage – News – Austin American-Statesman

Travis County Parks officials will soon use drones to monitor prescribed burns, track forest health and assess flood damage. Commissioners on Tuesday approved a draft policy that will let the parks department buy two remote-controlled aerial devices and to train and license four county staff members. The program’s $10,000 cost …

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Drone program in the works for Travis County parks staff

The latest in parks management could soon be hovering overhead. Travis County commissioners approved Jan. 22 the implementation of an unmanned aerial system. The program—which will be managed by county parks staff—includes two drones as well as Federal Aviation Administration-mandated training and licensing for four staff members. Drone uses related …

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