Alerts and Events: Wildlife
These postings are provided to help publicize the efforts of affiliated groups and individuals related to industrial wind energy development. Most of the notices posted here are not the product of nor are they necessarily endorsed by National Wind Watch.
Every March 10,000-15,000 Tundra Swans migrate from the eastern USA seaboard to the Arctic tundra of Canada and Alaska. On their epic 6,500-kilometer migration the swans stop to rest and feed on the Thedford Bog and environs near Grand Bend on Lake Huron. The Thedford Bog area is a unique habitat ideally suited specifically for the migrating Tundra Swans, with its wide expanse of flat fields that feature large areas of ice, water and snow in March, providing safety and . . .
Action alerts, Comments, Law, U.S., Wildlife •
Source: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has extended the comment period on the proposed rule, published on April 13, 2012, to revise the regulations governing permits for nonpurposeful take of Golden Eagles (Aquila chrysaetos) and Bald Eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) where the take is associated with, but not the purpose of, an activity. The comment period for Changes in the Regulations Governing Eagle Permitting will now close July 12, 2012. The proposed regulation changes include increasing the maximum term for programmatic . . .
Published: Jan. 23, 2012 Tall gleaming white towers and intimidating gleaming white blades, creating energy from out of thin air — what could be more wholesome for the environment, wildlife, humankind, and the planet?! This book will help you to have a better understanding of the full impact of commercial wind power on the environment. Read this book and see if the facts mesh with your beliefs! “Green” Energy from Commercial Wind Power — Really? What are you thinking when . . .
Say NO to the proposed Allt Duine wind farm. We, the undersigned, oppose the building of 31 wind turbines at Allt Duine in the Monadhliath Mountains on the edge of Cairngorms National Park for the following reasons. To: – preserve the character of the Highlands for future generations because the wind farm stands to damage and alter the character and unique qualities of the area. – defend the Monadhliath Mountains and Cairngorms National Park from being scarred by turbines. Those . . .
Action alerts, Comments, U.S., Wildlife •
Source: Save the Eagles International
Dear all, The US Fish and Wildlife Service is asking the public to send in their comments regarding its revised draft Land-based Wind Energy Guidelines. The deadline for sending your comments is August 4, 2011. This concerns people from anywhere in the world, as these guidelines may inspire other countries and be used as justification for killing protected species. Please submit comments via e-mail to email@example.com before August 4th. The Revised Draft Guidelines may be downloaded here: http://www.fws.gov/windenergy/docs/WEG_July_12_%202011.pdf More information . . .
Environment, Impacts, Italy, Publications, Wildlife •
Source: Luca Vitali and Rocco Lombardi
Abbiamo visto troppe immagini di pale bianche su cieli azzurri e prati verdi, con bimbi sorridenti e animali al pascolo – vogliamo crederci ancora? We have seen too many images of white blades in blue skies and green meadows, with smiling children and grazing animals – we still believe it? That is the message of a poster produced by Luca Vitali and Rocco Lambardi (Edizioni Montaonda): Questo il messaggio di un manifesto preparato da Luca Vitali e Rocco Lombardi (Edizioni . . .
Advertisements, Campaigns, Economics, Emissions, Environment, Massachusetts, Publications, Wildlife •
Source: Preston M.
Dear Friends Opposed to Energy from Wind: To date, there have been few clear, widespread public statements on the downsides of energy from wind. A statement via a billboard, I strongly feel, will reach the general public and incite questions. As elected officials are loathe to cross their electorate, hopefully the public will become more skeptical and influence their representatives to change their pro-wind or on-the-fence positions. The local newspapers and TV people could cover the story. I propose a . . .