APS Employees Assist in Red-Tailed Hawks' Homecoming

Jan 17, 2021
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Welcome to Barrett Propane Prescott's newsroom, where we are thrilled to share the incredible efforts of our APS employees who are dedicated to wildlife preservation and environmental conservation. In this article, we will delve into the heartwarming tale of how our team went above and beyond to assist in the return of red-tailed hawks to our local community.

The Importance of Red-Tailed Hawks

Red-tailed hawks (Buteo jamaicensis) are magnificent birds of prey that play a vital role in our ecosystem. These majestic creatures serve as an essential predator, helping to control the population of rodents and other small mammals. By sustaining a balanced ecosystem, red-tailed hawks contribute to the overall health and diversity of our local environment.

Threats to Red-Tailed Hawks

Unfortunately, growing urbanization and habitat loss have put significant pressure on the red-tailed hawk population. With their natural habitats being encroached upon by human activities, it has become crucial for us to step in and support these amazing birds through various conservation initiatives.

Barrett Propane Prescott's Commitment to Wildlife Conservation

As a company deeply rooted in our community, Barrett Propane Prescott has always recognized the importance of environmental stewardship. We firmly believe that businesses have a responsibility to protect and preserve the natural world that sustains us all. Our commitment to wildlife conservation is unwavering, and the efforts of our APS employees exemplify this dedication.

APS Employees: Going Above and Beyond

When news broke out about the declining population of red-tailed hawks in our region, our APS employees leaped into action. Recognizing the urgency of the situation, they dedicated their time outside of their regular duties to ensure that these magnificent birds could find a safe and welcoming home in our community once again.

The Red-Tailed Hawk Homecoming Project

The Red-Tailed Hawk Homecoming Project undertaken by our APS employees aimed to create a sustainable and protected habitat for the hawks. It involved a comprehensive assessment of their habitat requirements, ensuring that our efforts were tailored to meet their specific needs.

Creating a Safe Environment

Our team worked tirelessly to craft a safe environment by preserving and enhancing the natural features that red-tailed hawks rely on, such as tall trees for nesting and open hunting grounds. We consulted with experts and utilized innovative technologies to create an ideal setting for their successful return to our community.

Community Involvement

We understood that community involvement and education were crucial to the long-term success of the Red-Tailed Hawk Homecoming Project. As such, our APS employees organized awareness campaigns and collaborated with local schools to educate the next generation about the importance of wildlife preservation and the role red-tailed hawks play in our ecosystem.

The Results: A Thriving Hawk Population

Thanks to the tireless efforts of our APS employees, we are thrilled to see the red-tailed hawk population flourishing once again. Through careful monitoring and continued support, we have witnessed the successful homecoming of these majestic birds.


At Barrett Propane Prescott, we take immense pride in the dedication and accomplishments of our APS employees who have played a crucial role in assisting the red-tailed hawks' homecoming. Our commitment to wildlife conservation and environmental stewardship remains as strong as ever, as we continue to work towards preserving our natural world for future generations.