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Ehrlich Protects The Empty Sky Memorial

The Empty Sky Memorial in Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey, chose Ehrlich Pest Control’s Bird Division to protect the memorial that was constructed to honor the 746 residents of New Jersey who lost their lives in the September 11th, 2001 attack in New York City. The names of the 746 victims are displayed on the monument, and the decision to protect this important monument is one that anyone visiting the monument would certainly appreciate.

The Empty Sky Memorial with New York City in the Background

Ehrlich Pest Control’s Bird Division was actually in New York City at the time of the terror attacks performing bird deterrent installations, giving a deeper level of respect and meaning to Ehrlich’s role 10 years later as the service provider keeping the Empty Sky Memorial free of pest birds.

The monuments, designed and built to resemble the Twin Towers, which mimicks the Twin Towers unmistakable shape and iconic grandeur, are also aligned in a way that is both visually striking and poignant:  All the more reason to keep birds from roosting and otherwise defacing this historic and important gesture of remembrance. The installation of bird deterrent will keep the monuments free of roosting birds and the telltale signs they so often leave behind. The monuments will stand for many years serving as a place of solemn, heartfelt reflection for future generations to learn this important part of American history, while remaining free of nuisance pest birds.

Ehrlich’s Bird Division is also the bird control solutions service provider responsible for keeping birds from leaving their mark on other popular landmarks you may have heard of, like the MTA Station at Yankee Stadium, the Smithsonian Institute, the Museum of Jewish Heritage, and the Washington National Cathedral.

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