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American Bird Conservancy – bird-safe buildings and wind power conflicts

AP: Wind Turbines Being Installed in Sensitive Bird Habitat on Massive Scale New research supported by American Bird Conservancy (ABC) shows that more than 30,000 wind turbines have been installed in areas critical to the survival of federally-protected birds in … Continue reading

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American Bird Conservancy opposes planned eagle take at a Wyoming wind facility

And so do I . . . Groups Oppose First-ever Plan to Allow Killing of Eagles at Wyoming Wind Facility (Washington, D.C., February 12, 2014) American Bird Conservancy (ABC) and Biodiversity Conservation Alliance (BCA), voiced opposition to a federal plan … Continue reading

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Battle brewing over the Black Swamp

Dear bird conservation partner: This is a brief message to inform you of an impending action that American Bird Conservancy (ABC) is taking in collaboration with the Black Swamp Bird Observatory (BSBO), to stop a poorly-sited wind energy project at Camp … Continue reading

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National Audubon Society response to the DOI’s eagle/wind power ruling

Eagles die from collisions with wind turbines. When that happens, it’s a sad event, especially when the ultimate cause is the good intention of our efforts to reduce reliance on fossil fuels for our energy production.  It’s also illegal:  Both … Continue reading

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How many prairie-chickens?

37, 170. Apparently, that’s the number of Lesser Prairie-Chickens estimated in a first rangewide, statistically robust survey conducted this past spring over about 300,000 square miles of the species’ range. That number sounds pretty good, until you consider that if … Continue reading

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ODWC Lesser Prairie-Chicken Conservation Action Plan

  May 30, 2012 A service of the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation Oklahoma Lesser Prairie Chicken Conservation Action Plan draft available for public review and presentation The public is invited to provide comments on a draft conservation plan for … Continue reading

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