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Upcoming NWCC Webinar – Developing Technologies for Bat Detection and Deterrence at Wind Facilities

Wednesday, December 2, 2:00 – 3:30 pm (Eastern) Join us for the next NWCC webinar, featuring presentations on bat detection and deterrent technologies from recipients of recent grants from Department of Energy. Presenters will describe their ongoing research efforts to develop their technologies. The webinar will be hosted by NWCC/AWWI and will include time for questions after the presentations. To sign up for the webinar or view recordings of past webinars, click here. ...

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Save the Date for the 11th Wind Wildlife Research Meeting: Nov 29-Dec 2, 2016

(October 27, 2015) The biennial Wind Wildlife Research Meeting provides an internationally recognized forum for researchers and wind-wildlife stakeholders to hear contributed papers, view research posters, and listen to panels that synthesize the most recent wind power-related wildlife research. Academics, researchers, conservation scientists, consultants, federal and state officials, NGO representatives, and wind industry professionals come together every other year for this unique opportunity. The meeting is organized and presented by the American Wind Wildlife Institute (AWWI). Help inform the agenda...

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Updated Summary of Wind Wildlife Interactions Now Available

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2014 Biennial Wind Wildlife Research Meeting Proceedings Available

The latest in wind-wildlife research is now at your fingertips! AWWI is pleased to announce the release of the official 2014 Wind Wildlife Research Meeting X Proceedings. These Proceedings capture and summarize the work of nearly 100 presenters on a wide array of wind-wildlife topics being addressed by industry, policy-makers, conservation groups, and scientists. Major focus areas include technologies for detecting and deterring wildlife, assessing risk to eagles, and assessing mechanisms to avoid and minimize impacts on bats. The...

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10th AWWI/NWCC Wind Wildlife Research Meeting Sets the Stage for Wind-Wildlife Solutions in 2015 and Beyond

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Now Available: Call for Abstracts for NWCC Wind Wildlife Research Meeting X

AWWI has released the Call for Abstracts for the upcoming NWCC Wind Wildlife Research Meeting X, to be held in Broomfield, CO, the week of December 1, 2014. The call for abstracts solicits proposals for oral presentations, panels, or posters on the latest wind-wildlife research. AWWI will accept the abstracts, which will be reviewed by a panel of experts. The deadline for abstract submission is June 20, 2014. For more information on abstract submission, please visit...

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Upcoming NWCC Webinar – Eagle Mitigation and Research

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 1:00 – 2:30 pm (ET) Join us for the first NWCC webinar of 2014, featuring Dr. Taber Allison of the American Wind Wildlife Institute. The presentation will focus on AWWI’s work on eagles, including the recently released Eagle Research Framework and the development of a voluntary lead abatement model as an option for mitigation of eagle take. The webinar will be hosted by NWCC/AWWI and will include time for questions...

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AWWI Releases Updated Summary of Wind-Wildlife Interactions

The American Wind Wildlife Institute (AWWI) is pleased to announce the release of “Wind Turbine Interactions with Wildlife and their Habitats: A Summary of Research Results and Priority Questions.” This fact sheet summarizes what is known about the adverse impacts of land-based wind power on wildlife in North America and the status of our knowledge regarding how to avoid and/or minimize these impacts. It draws the bulk of its information from peer-reviewed literature. The document is designed as an...

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Save the Date: Wind Wildlife Research Meeting X

The tenth NWCC Wind Wildlife Research Meeting will take place the week of December 1, 2014. The meeting will take place in Broomfield, CO, at the Omni Interlocken Resort. The biennial Wind Wildlife Research Meeting provides an internationally recognized forum for researchers and wind-wildlife stakeholders to hear contributed papers, view research posters, and listen to panels that synthesize the most recent wind power-related wildlife research. Academics, researchers, conservation scientists, consultants, federal and state officials, NGO representatives, and wind industry professionals came...

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NWCC Research Webinars

NWCC hosts quarterly webinars on the latest in wind-wildlife research and tools.  Check out the webinars page for more information. ...