Wind & Wildlife Workshop sponsored by AFWA, BCI, AWWI, and NREL, Broomfield CO
Registration is now open for the Wind & Wildlife Workshop, sponsored by the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Bat Conservation International, American Wind Wildlife Institute, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, that will be held October 10-14, 2017, in Broomfield, CO. Register online now.
This is a classroom and field based workshop held at NREL’s National Wind Technology Center where attendees will learn about current techniques for studying the impacts of wind turbines on bats, grassland birds, and raptors. Expert instructors will lead discussions topics including:
- Wind energy development and technology
- Pre-construction surveys
- Post-construction fatality monitoring
- Fatality estimation
- Thermal and near-infrared videography
- Impact reduction strategies and mitigation options
Click here to register. Registration is open to anyone who is interested. This workshop will help individuals plan projects, implement field methods, interpret reports, and better understand wildlife and wind energy issues. The diversity of participants and instructors will provide multiple perspectives related to these issues. View the draft agenda here.