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AWWI is a groundbreaking independent nonprofit  working to solve wind-wildlife challenges through sound science and collaboration


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

AWWI conducts and supports scientific research to better understand wind energy’s risks to wildlife and develop solutions to avoid, minimize, and offset those impacts. Built on a strong partnership of leaders, AWWI works collaboratively with the wind industry, conservation and science organizations, and wildlife management agencies to ensure that wind energy and wildlife both thrive.

Sustaining Partners

Sustaining Partners have made an organizational commitment to support wildlife conservation and responsible wind energy development. Sustaining Partners are AWWI’s core champions, contributing their expertise, staff time, and financial support to advance AWWI’s mission.

We thank the Sustaining Partners who make AWWI’s work possible:


Friends are pivotal in supporting AWWI’s work and mission. They contribute time, resources, and financial support that help make solving wind-wildlife challenges possible.

We thank Friends for supporting AWWI’s work:

In Their Words: Partners’ Voices

Hear, in their words, why these Partners participate in AWWI

AWWI: the Original Vision

Dr. James Walker
EDF Renewable Energy

Working towards Real Solutions

Julie Falkner
Formerly Defenders of Wildlife

An Independent Approach to Tough Issues

Tim Hayes
Duke Energy Renewables

Getting Programs on the Ground

John Kostyack
Formerly National Wildlife Foundation

Collaboration in a Partisan World

Scott Davis
The Nature Conservancy

AWWI: A Model for Collaboration

Jan Blomstrann
Formerly NRG Systems

Best Practices Help Everyone

Jan Blomstrann
Formerly NRG Systems

A Forum for Sensitive Issues

John Calaway
Pattern Energy Group

How to Partner

AWWI’s Sustaining Partners and Friends are recognized for their leadership and commitment to responsible wind development. They are invited to participate in design and testing of AWWI products and tools, join collaboration meetings of environmental and wind industry leaders, and hear regular updates on AWWI programs.

As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, AWWI also accepts tax-deductible gifts and grants. Your donation, large or small, will be welcome and put to immediate good use and will help make your voice heard in the rapidly developing wind energy and wildlife field.

Visit Get Involved to learn more about joining AWWI as an organizational partner or to make a personal donation, or contact us at 202-656-3303 or info@awwi.org.

To learn more about joining AWWI as an organizational partner or to make a personal donation:

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