Wind Energy, Great Lakes Regional Guidelines

The Huron Mountains are "characterized by its boreal vegetation and unusually diverse and pristine habitats. It includes one of the largest remnants of substantially undisturbed old-growth forest in the upper Great Lakes region." Report on recommendations for siting Wind Turbines in the Great Lakes States. The recommendations summarized here represent the first in-depth, evidence-based synthesis … Continue reading Wind Energy, Great Lakes Regional Guidelines

The Best Places to Put Wind Turbines to Produce Electricity

The Best Places to Put Wind Turbines to Produce Electricity   April 23, 2018 |  Laurie Brenner | Sciencing Wind farms don’t work in crowded residential areas where the noise pollution bothers humans. They also don't work where birds frequent because the turbines can kill these flying animals when they unknowingly fly into them. Wind … Continue reading The Best Places to Put Wind Turbines to Produce Electricity

Wind Turbines On The Great Lakes Threaten Migratory Birds

Study Shows that Wind-Energy should not be placed within 10 miles of the Great Lakes. Bats Also at Risk, New Radar Study Says. (Washington, D.C., Aug. 5, 2016) A radar study released last month by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) provides stark evidence that wind turbines on the Great Lakes pose an unacceptably high risk to … Continue reading Wind Turbines On The Great Lakes Threaten Migratory Birds

ABCbirds Wind Energy And Birds FAQ

Wind Energy And Birds FAQ — Part 1: Understanding The Threats By Michael Hutchins April 08, 2017 Michael Hutchins, Director of ABC's Bird-Smart Wind Energy Campaign, answers some of the more frequently asked questions about threats: How does wind energy threaten birds? What bird species are most threatened? How does the threat of wind energy compare to that … Continue reading ABCbirds Wind Energy And Birds FAQ

Will Wind Turbines Ever Be Safe For Birds? |Audobon

Sure, it’s green energy—but it also results in hundreds of thousands of bird deaths each year. Emma Bryce | March 16, 2016 | Audubon In 2010 David Newstead, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service field biologist, visited the Gulf shoreline of Laguna Madre, Texas, to survey skimmers, terns, and egrets. But it was a flock … Continue reading Will Wind Turbines Ever Be Safe For Birds? |Audobon