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‘Lights Out Philly’ Initiative Appears to Be Reducing Bird, Building Collisions

Michael Jin

An effort to reduce the number of birds that die crashing into buildings in Philadelphia appears to be working. Sophia Schmidt of WHYY’s PlanPhilly reports.

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(Original air-date: 2/23/23)

Sophia Schmidt is a Delaware native, and covers the environment for WHYY’s PlanPhilly. Before coming to Philadelphia in 2021, Sophia reported on her home state of Delaware for Delaware Public Media and produced interviews for NPR’s “Weekend Edition.” Sophia was a 2021 Metcalf Fellow.