Prairie grouse display ground and nest distribution and population trends relative to wind generator complexes in northwestern Minnesota and the sandhills of Nebraska – John E. Toepfer, Society of Tympanuchus Cupido Pinnatus, Ltd.
Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and available habitat data to evaluate the potential of a proposed wind power project area to serve as stop-over habitat for migrating cranes – Karl Kosciuch, Tetra Tech EC, Inc.
NEXRAD: A Resource for Evaluating Bird Migration; Using NEXRAD for Mapping Bird Migration Corridors to Mitigate Some Effects of Wind Energy Development – Manuel Suarez, U.S. Geological Survey and Richard Sojda, U.S. Geological Survey
ESA 2016 theme: Novel Ecosystems in the Anthropocene With a rapidly changing climate, altered hydrological and nutrient cycles, dominance of large regions by agricultural and urban ecosystems, and massive movement of species to new continents, the Earth has entered a new epoch characterized by human influence. Understanding the basic principles of ecology will be more important than ever before, to predict how new combinations of species in new environments will develop into functioning, novel ecosystems.[...]
The North American Society for Bat Research (NASBR) is a society dedicated to the promotion and development of the scientific study of bats (Chiroptera) in all its branches, including conservation and public education. The society holds an annual meeting called the North American Symposium on Bat Research, usually in October, of professional bat researchers from throughout North America, with occasional attendees from Europe, Asia, Africa, and Central and South America.