Wednesday, December 4, 2019
1:00 – 2:30 PM ET
Offsetting Behavioral Displacement: An Avian-Impact Offset Method & Applying Spatial Models and Decision Support Tools to Address Habitat Offsets
Presenters: Jill Shaffer, U.S. Geological Survey and Chuck Loesch, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service provided research updates on their WWRM presentation “Estimating Indirect Impacts of Wind-Energy Development for Breeding Grassland Birds and Waterfowl in the Northern Great Plains” and discussed an avian impact offset method and a complementary geospatial decision-support tool.
The Motus Wildlife Tracking Network and Applications to Wind Energy Research
Presenter: Catherine Jardine, Bird Studies Canada, shared updates from her WWRM Offshore Wind & Wildlife Workshop presentation on the Motus Wildlife Tracking System.
Photo Credit: Blue-winged Teal By Susan Young, Flickr