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    These postings are provided to help publicize and provide examples of 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.

    posted:  December 22, 2017
    Information, WildlifePrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Michael Hutchins, American Bird Conservancy

    Wind Energy and Birds: Take Action

    What can our readers do to support bird-smart wind energy solutions? First, understand that although climate change is real and must be addressed, we should not be rushing to deploy solutions that damage our continent’s ecologically and economically important birds and bats and their habitats. Beyond their inherent value, these animals perform critical ecological services – such as pest control, pollination, and seed dispersal – that are worth billions of dollars to national economies and enhance the quality of all our lives . . .

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    posted:  January 11, 2015
    Alberta, Fundraisers, WildlifePrint storyE-mail story

    Migratory bats and wind energy: a research project

    $15,000 goal: Go to Indiegogo site. Erin Baerwald, PhD researcher Funds will support research on the effect of wind energy on migratory bats and help to conserve them. Erin Baerwald is a PhD student at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada. She did her BSc in Environmental and Conservation Sciences at the University of Alberta and her MSc in Ecology with Dr. Robert Barclay at the University of Calgary. For her graduate research she has been studying the issue . . .

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    posted:  May 27, 2011
    Aesthetics, Environment, Maine, Petitions, WildlifePrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Noah John

    Preserve Downeast Maine from Wind Industrialization

    To: The Maine Land Use Regulatory Commission We, the undersigned, in order to: – Protect wildlife habitats, especially for threatened species Peregrine Falcons and Little Brown Bats, in Hancock County, Maine. – Preserve the scenic beauty of Downeast Maine and the Donnell Pond area for the enjoyment of present and future visitors. REQUEST that you deny the Permit Application for Blue Sky East/First Wind to construct and operate 19 476′ tall, 1.8MW industrial wind turbines on approx. 100 acres of Township . . .

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    posted:  April 27, 2010
    Economics, Letters, Ontario, Protests, Spain, WildlifePrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Mark Duchamp

    To the brave citizens of Ontario protesting against windfarms

    Fellow victims of the windfarm scourge: I am writing from Spain to voice our support to your demonstration at Queen’s Park in Toronto. I do it as President of Save the Eagles International, a platform dedicated to the preservation of biodiversity. Raptors, bats, and migrating birds stand to be decimated by windfarms worldwide, while bird societies are being used as shills by the wind industry. Ontario is of particular concern to us as many wind turbines are being erected in . . .

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    posted:  April 26, 2010
    Action alerts, Aesthetics, Environment, Noise, Ontario, Property values, Protests, WildlifePrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Say No to the Wind Farm at Scarborough Bluffs

    Join Us – April 28, 11:00, Queen’s Park

    Dear Friends, I am writing to enlist your help. Over the past three years, many groups have expressed their growing concern about the lack of proper planning, siting, and setbacks for proposed wind turbine projects. Over fifty municipalities have written to various cabinet ministers, petitions have been submitted, requests for environmental studies have been meticulously prepared, urgent requests for health studies from physicians and concerned citizens have been submitted. The Ontario Federation of Agriculture has repeatedly expressed concern about the . . .

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    posted:  September 12, 2008
    Emissions, U.S., Videos, WildlifePrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Rock County Tax-Payers for a Better Renewable Energy Plan

    Bats versus the Sierra Club

    Another message from a bat about industrial wind turbines:

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    posted:  September 5, 2008
    Videos, WildlifePrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Rock County Tax-Payers for a Better Renewable Energy Plan

    A message from a bat about industrial wind turbines

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