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Skip to comments.Do not disturb: Oregon town cancels fireworks to spare sea birds
Posted on 07/03/2012 10:55:56 AM PDT by DoogleEdited on 07/03/2012 11:01:47 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
An Oregon town has reportedly canceled its annual fireworks show out of concern the Fourth of July pyrotechnics will scare sea birds roosting nearby.
Town officials in Depoe Bay have announced the cancellation of the annual pre-Independence Day fireworks show on July 3 following pressure from federal wildlife managers who said the noise disrupts sea birds in the area, the Oregonian reports.
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