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Credit: Iberdrola Renewables, Inc., NREL PIX 15206

Combining the Power of Science with the Voice of Collaboration to facilitate Wind Energy Development and Wildlife Conservation

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Credit: Tom Ryon, NREL PIX 24481

Combining the Power of Science with the Voice of Collaboration to facilitate Wind Energy Development and Wildlife Conservation

Credit: Robert Fiehweg, NREL PIX 20955
Credit: Robert Fiehweg, NREL PIX 20955

Combining the Power of Science with the Voice of Collaboration to facilitate Wind Energy Development and Wildlife Conservation

Credit: Invenergy LLC, NREL PIX 14371
Credit: Invenergy LLC, NREL PIX 14371

Combining the Power of Science with the Voice of Collaboration to facilitate Wind Energy Development and Wildlife Conservation

Credit: USFWS Mountain Prairie, Flickr
Credit: USFWS Mountain Prairie, Flickr

Combining the Power of Science with the Voice of Collaboration to facilitate Wind Energy Development and Wildlife Conservation

Credit: Michael Okoniewski, NREL PIX 15232
Credit: Michael Okoniewski, NREL PIX 15232

Combining the Power of Science with the Voice of Collaboration to facilitate Wind Energy Development and Wildlife Conservation

Credit: Matt Hamilton
Credit: Matt Hamilton

Combining the Power of Science with the Voice of Collaboration to facilitate Wind Energy Development and Wildlife Conservation

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We are a partnership of leaders in the wind industry, wildlife management agencies, and science and environmental organizations who collaborate on a shared mission:

To facilitate timely and responsible development of wind energy while protecting wildlife and wildlife habitat.

 

 

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We solve wind-wildlife issues through:

We envision a future where wildlife and wind energy thrive, allowing all of us – wildlife and habitat included – to reap the climate change mitigation benefits that wind energy makes possible.

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National Wildlife Federation’s Jim Murphy Joins AWWI Board

(August 1, 2016) The AWWI Board approved the nomination of Jim Murphy to serve on the AWWI Board of Directors for the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), one of the nine national science and environmental organizations that are AWWI Partners. Jim Murphy is Senior Counsel with NWF and, in addition to his nonprofit management experience, brings......

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Leading Environmental Scientist and Economist Dr. Yohe Joins AWWI Board

(July 29, 2016) Dr. Gary Yohe, Huffington Foundation Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies at Wesleyan University and a world-renowned scientist and economist, has joined the AWWI Board of Directors as its new Advisory Scientist, following a vote of the AWWI Board at its July meeting. “We are delighted to welcome Gary Yohe,” said AWWI......

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Wind Turbine Impacts on Birds and Bats: 2016 Summary Now Available

(July 11, 2016) AWWI is pleased to release the 2016 update of Wind Turbine Interactions with Wildlife and their Habitats: A Summary of Research Results and Priority Questions. This document presents current scientific knowledge about the impacts of wind turbines on birds and bats in North America and how to avoid and minimize these impacts.......

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EverPower Wind Holdings and Xcel Energy Join a Vibrant AWWI

(June 9, 2016) AWWI is delighted to announce that EverPower Wind Holdings and Xcel Energy have joined AWWI for the remainder of 2016 as Friends, bringing the AWWI wind-wildlife partnership to yet another record level this year. With EverPower Wind Holdings and Xcel Energy’s decision to join, AWWI now includes 23 wind energy companies and......

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