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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

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Credit: Invenergy LLC, NREL PIX 14371

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

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Credit: USFWS Mountain Prairie, Flickr

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

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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

A Groundbreaking Collaboration

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.

 

 

Enabling Sustainable Results

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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Bats and Wind Turbines: New Study Underscores Threat to Migratory Bats and Importance of Solutions to Avoid and Reduce Impacts

(February 24, 2017) A study published in Biological Conservation warns that, in the absence of conservation measures, wind energy development may pose a substantial threat to migratory bats in North America – underscoring the importance of the collaborative work on solutions that is already under way. “Our estimates about the potential population-level threats from wind......

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AWWI’s 2017 Priorities: Advancing Wind-Wildlife Solutions Through Strategic Program Investments

(February 7, 2017) The American Wind Wildlife Institute (AWWI) is moving ahead with our 2017 program – increasing investment in technology verification, a new focus on bats, and the American Wind Wildlife Information Center (AWWIC), among other top priorities. AWWI’s technology verification program is bigger than ever, having been selected for negotiations for two funding......

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AWWI Announces 2017 Board Leadership

(January 11, 2017) The American Wind Wildlife Institute (AWWI), a collaborative partnership of leaders in the wind energy industry, wildlife management agencies, and science and environmental organizations, is pleased to announce the election of Tim Hayes as Chair and Jim Murphy as Vice-Chair of AWWI’s 2017 Board of Directors. Mr. Hayes is the Environmental Director......

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AWWI Hosts Record-Setting Wind Wildlife Research Meeting

(December 2, 2016) The American Wind Wildlife Institute (AWWI) hosted the 11th biennial NWCC Wind Wildlife Research Meeting last week in Broomfield, CO. This year’s meeting set a record for attendance, with over 400 registrants representing the wind industry, consulting sector, federal and state agencies, academia, and conservation organizations. “Our dedication to improving knowledge and......

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