Ameren Missouri, the Missouri Department of Conservation and the World Bird Sanctuary are working together to use their diverse resources to protect and preserve the wildlife of the heartland. The peregrine falcon project is the latest result of these efforts. Learn more about the installation of the nesting box and camera at the Ameren Missouri Sioux Energy Center (view video).
Ameren Missouri, in conjunction with the Missouri Department of Conservation and the World Bird Sanctuary, is providing a nesting box for peregrine falcons at the Sioux Energy Center, located 700 ft. above the ground. The project is part of Ameren Missouri's ongoing commitment to being responsible stewards of the environment.
Missouri Department of Conservation
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) protects and manages the fish, forest and wildlife of Missouri. The MDC provides information on resource management and numerous activities for enjoying and learning more about nature.
World Bird Sanctuary
The World Bird Sanctuary provides education, propagation, field studies and rehabilitation of threatened bird species in their natural environment.
"The peregrine falcon has made an incredible comeback from the brink of extinction," Jeff Meshach, director of the World Bird Sanctuary, said. "Our camera will provide a window into the nesting life of the world's fastest creature, and I personally will find it hard to get any desk work done as I watch my favorite of the world's bird species."