Wildlife Hazard Risk Assessment and Management
KBA Biologists routinely assess hazards posed by wildlife to
aircraft or, conversely, hazards posed by structures or development to wildlife.
The Principal, Keith Bradley, is a Certified Wildlife Biologist and meets FAA
requirements for Wildlife Biologist.
Several example projects are:
KBA wrote the Wildlife Hazard Management Plan for Love
Field, and has trained their staff on airport wildlife management
techniques, including pyrotechnics. KBA is providing ongoing wildlife
monitoring and management support to Love Field.
KBA performed a Wildlife Hazard Assessment at Lea County
Regional Airport in Hobbs, New Mexico. KBA made recommendations
regarding control of coyote and waterfowl
KBA performed an Avian Risk Assessment for a proposed
radio tower in north Texas. KBA made specific recommendations
regarding the location of guy wires and marking to reduce the potential
threat to birds.
KBA performed an Avian Risk assessment for a proposed cell
tower in south Texas. KBA made specific recommendations regarding
tower lighting to reduce the potential threat to birds.
KBA wrote a Biological Assessment regarding a proposed
"take" of the endangered Golden-cheeked Warbler in central Texas. KBA
identified nearby suitable habitat for the bird and set it aside as a