2013 Research Webinars
In 2013, NWCC will host a series of webinars featuring presentations on the latest wind-wildlife research. Information on these webinars is posted below.
Songbird and Raptor Fatality at Wind Energy Facilities: A Summary of the Latest Synthesis Findings
This webinar will be schedule in June 2013. Registration information will be sent to the NWCC email list. To join this list, please sign up here.
Additional webinars will be scheduled in September and November 2013.
Grassland Birds and Wind Energy: Presentations from NWCC’s Wind Wildlife Research Meeting IX
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 3:00 - 4:30pm ET
“Effects of Wind Power Development on Greater Prairie-Chickens in Kansas”
Brett K. Sandercock, Professor of Wildlife Biology, Division of Biology at Kansas State University
“Avoidance of wind turbines by grassland birds”
Doug Johnson, Research Statistician and Senior Scientist at U.S. Geological Survey
A summary of the similar presentation given at the NWCC Wind Wildlife Research Meeting IX will be available soon in the Meeting Proceedings. When the Proceedings are release, we will email notification to the NWCC email list.
Bats and Wind Energy – Synthesis Presentations from NWCC’s Wind Wildlife Research Meeting IX
Monday, January 28, 2013 at 3:00 - 4:00pm ET
"Relating Pre-Construction Bat Activity and Post-Construction Fatality To Predict Risk at Wind Energy Facilities"
Cris Hein, Wind Energy Program Coordinator at Bat Conservation International
Note: Results presented are preliminary; additional data will be added and final report produced.
"Operational Mitigation of Wind Turbine Generators To Avoid Bat Fatalities: A Synthesis of Existing Studies"
Ed Arnett, Director of Center for Responsible Energy Development at Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership
This recording includes both presentations.