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    Safe, Sustainable and Stylish: Bird-Safe Glass in The Garden Room

    The Garden Room, the newest event space at the National Aviary, features stunning expanses of bird-friendly, energy-efficient AviProtek® E glass.

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    Benefits of Bird-Safe Glass

    Danik Dancause of Walker Glass and Textures explains the science behind bird-friendly glass and why reducing bird collisions with glass is essential.

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    Shedding Clear Light on Wetlands Birds

    The Wetlands exhibit at Pittsburgh’s National Aviary is home to diverse species, from familiar favorites to lesser-known birds.

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Good for Birds. Great for the Community.


A Bird’s-Eye View of a Unique Glass Installation

For more than 65 years, the National Aviary in Pittsburgh has been dedicated to inspiring respect for nature through an appreciation of birds. This ethos is seen in its education programming, preservation of natural habitats to save endangered species and groundbreaking avian research.

School Field Trip Sponsorships


How the Partnership Supports Local Pittsburgh Students

As part of its sponsorship of the Tropical Rainforest renovation, Vitro Glass will help fund the National Aviary’s popular School Field Trips education program. This program helps students to understand important conservation and environmental concepts through engaging studies of birds from across the globe.

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Why the Tropical Rainforest Needed New Wings

The Victoria Crowned Pigeons, Malayan Great Argus pheasant, beloved macaws and dozens of other exotic birds that inhabit the National Aviary’s Tropical Rainforest Exhibit have captivated families for generations.

Key Milestones at a Glance


Major Milestones of the National Aviary Tropical Rainforest Exhibit Restoration

With help from Vitro Architectural Glass, Pittsburgh’s National Aviary will soon become a living demonstration of the vital role that glass can play in keeping birds safe from buildings and predators in dense urban environments.