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BWI Supports Tourism, Business—and Horse Racing

by Jonathan Dean Manager, Division of Communications Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport On the third Saturday of each May, the thoroughbred horse racing world turns to the historic Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore for the Preakness Stakes.  The middle jewel of the Triple Crown, the Preakness is the largest single-day sporting event in the State […]

Earth Week 2014: Wildlife Management at YVR: Birds with Jobs

by David Bradbeer Wildlife Program Specialist Vancouver Airport Authority Safety and security is at the heart of Vancouver International Airport’s operations. An essential part of our mandate is ensuring the safe and efficient movement of aircraft and passengers to and from our airport, and that’s why we have a comprehensive wildlife management program in place. […]

Earth Week 2014: SFO Takes the LEED in Environmentally Friendly Design

by Emily Sing Engineer, Environmental Services and Sustainability San Francisco International Airport It’s hard for me to believe that I’ve been at SFO for 2 years now. I look back to the first day I started and remember asking myself, “How am I going to get myself up to speed on all the environmental programs […]

Earth Week 2014: Toronto Pearson Gearing Up for Creek Cleanup

by Derek Gray Manager, Environmental Services Greater Toronto Airports Authority Regardless of the weather this Friday, approximately 30 GTAA staff will be taking part in our annual creek cleanup. Now in its twelfth ‎year the cleanup occurs along a section of Spring Creek that is within the primary security line and not accessible by the […]

Earth Week 2014: O’Hare Apiary Is Back with Lots of Buzz

by David H. Robbins Project Administrator, Environment and Sustainability Chicago Department of Aviation Three years ago, the CDA became the first major airport in the U.S. to host an apiary on its grounds. Beginning with 28 beehives and more than one million bees in May 2011, the apiary has since grown to 50 beehives and is […]

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