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AWWI Releases National Eagle Research Framework

Calls for a national, hypothesis-driven research program on eagles and wind energy Washington, DC – The American Wind Wildlife Institute (AWWI) has released a framework for a national research program on eagles and wind energy to predict, reduce and mitigate potential harm to eagles where they overlap with wind energy development. “The principal goals of......

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AWWI Releases Updated Summary of Wind-Wildlife Interactions

AWWI is pleased to announce the release of “Wind Turbine Interactions with Wildlife and their Habitats: A Summary of Research Results and Priority Questions.” This fact sheet summarizes what is known about the adverse impacts of land-based wind power on wildlife in North America and the status of our knowledge regarding how to avoid and/or......

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Join AWWI at the AWEA Wind Project Siting Seminar

AWWI will present a pre-conference session at the American Wind Energy Association Wind Project Siting Seminar on March 19 in New Orleans, LA. The session will focus on the AWWI Eagle Initiative and Research Information System. We hope you can join us!...

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Save the Date: Wind Wildlife Research Meeting X

The tenth NWCC Wind Wildlife Research Meeting will take place the week of December 1, 2014 in Broomfield, CO, at the Omni Interlocken Resort.   Read more on the NWCC website....

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AWWI Updates Issue Brief on Eagle Protection and Wind

AWWI has released an updated Issue Brief on Eagle Conservation, Policy, and Wind Energy. The update explains some of the regulations related to eagle conservation and wind energy development, including the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s 2009 Eagle Rule and the provisions laid out in the recent extension of permits from 5 to (up to)......

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FWS Wind Energy Guidelines Training Broadcast

Dr. Taber Allison, AWWI’s Director of Research and Evaluation, recently joined the first U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) training broadcast series covering the Service’s voluntary Land-based Wind Energy Guidelines. The May 22 webcast focused on the tiered approach framework for determining potential species and habitat effects of wind energy development. To view the recording,......

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