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Photo by: Phil Dauber. Male osprey tangled in fishing line flies over its mate at their nest on June 19 at Alameda Point. This was the last day observers saw the male osprey.

Osprey Family Thrives in Face of Adversity

Sep 06,2018

Ospreys returned again this year to nest at Alameda Point’s Seaplane Lagoon. But midway through the rearing process, the female became the sole provider and protector of her three chicks, after the male became entangled in fishing line. Such osprey single parenting is unheard of.

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ABC 7 News  &nbsp&nbsp A big rig tows a rocket from Building 397 on the way to a test on the former Naval Air Station runways.

Company Testing Rocket Technology

Feb 20,2018

Last Friday afternoon, the pilot of ABC’s news helicopter Sky7 decided to take a spin over Alameda Point. What he saw and his helicopter photographed set the aeronautics community buzzing.

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Natel &nbsp&nbsp Natel’s hydro turbine test facility at Alameda Point. The company cycles water to simulate water flow on a stream or canal, turning the latest version of its turbine.

Local Firm Pioneers Hydropower Here

Jan 18,2018

Natel, a company at Alameda Point, is developing small-scale turbines that can harness water flow to produce electricity without a dam. Rivers have been harnessed for the production of electricity since 1882.

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