Results Category: Grouse

Hatchet Ridge, Pattern Energy

Bats, Birds, Eagles, Grouse, Synthesis Report

Summary of Wind Power Interactions with Wildlife

This document summarizes publicly available information about the adverse impacts of land-based wind power on wildlife in North America and the status of our knowledge regarding how to avoid or minimize these impacts.

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Grouse, Wind Wildlife Research Fund Report

Lesser Prairie-Chicken Response to Wind Energy

A study supported by the Wind Wildlife Research Fund investigates the effects of wind energy infrastructure on lesser prairie-chickens over three years at a wind energy facility in Kansas.

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Bats, Birds, Eagles, Grouse Report

National Wind Wildlife Research Plan 2020-2023

This updated Plan is a refresh of the 2017 document and identifies priority areas of research in 2020-2023 to achieve key outcomes for wind energy development and wildlife conservation.

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Grouse, NWCC Report

Behavioral Response of Grouse to Wind Turbines

This meta-analysis reviewed studies that evaluated the effect of wind energy facilities on grouse. The objective was to determine the magnitude of effects of wind turbines on grouse habitat selection, lek attendance, and survival at various distances from wind turbines.

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Bats, Birds, Eagles, Grouse, Offshore, Synthesis JOURNAL ARTICLE

Impacts to Wildlife of Wind Energy Siting and Operation in the U.S.

This report provides provides a peer-reviewed synthesis of current, accurate, and properly contextualized information about the benefits of wind energy, adverse wind-wildlife impacts, efforts to find solutions, and recommended focus for future research.

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Bats, Birds, Eagles, Grouse Tool

Wind-Wildlife Documents Library

The Wind-Wildlife Documents Library is a searchable database of publicly available literature and reports related to wind energy and wildlife in North America.

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Grouse, NWCC Fact Sheet

Greater Sage-Grouse Fact Sheet: Overview and Effects of Wind Energy Development

This fact sheet provides an overview of knowledge on greater sage-grouse ecology, status, conservation challenges, and current conservation efforts, and presents a summary of recent research findings on the interactions between sage-grouse and wind energy development.

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Bats, Birds, Eagles, Grouse Report

National Wind Wildlife Research Plan 2018-2020

This Plan identifies priority areas of research 2018-2020 to achieve key outcomes for wind energy development and wildlife conservation.

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Birds, Grouse Issue Brief

Prairie Grouse Issue Brief

This Issue Brief describes research (both ongoing and planned) and conservation strategies being employed to protect prairie-chickens and sage-grouse.

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Bats, Birds, Eagles, Grouse Resource

Wind Siting Resources

Learn about resources for conducting preliminary wind-site assessments (Tier 1 of the USFWS Wind Energy Guidelines) here. These tools and resources help wind developers identify potential risks to wildlife and habitats early in the process.

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Browse the catalog to view AWWI resources and results on wind energy and wildlife