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View Resource A Bibliography of Bat Fatality, Activity, and Interactions with Wind Turbines

A bibliography of available literature, both published and unpublished "gray" literature was compiled by Greg Johnson, Western Ecosystems Technology and Ed Arnett, Bat Conservation International and...

http://www.batsandwind.org/pdf/Bibliography%202-3-10.pdf
View Resource A Preliminary Evaluation on the Use of Dogs to Recover Bat Fatalities at Wind Energy Facilities

I assessed the ability of dog?handler teams to recover dead bats (Chiroptera) during fatality searches typically performed at wind energy facilities to determine fatality rates for birds and bats. I...

http://www.batsandwind.org/pdf/arnett2006doguse.pdf
View Resource Assessing Impacts of Wind-Energy Development on Nocturnally Active Birds and Bats: A Guidance Document

Our purpose is to provide researchers, consultants, decision-makers, and other stakeholders with guidance to methods and metrics for investigating nocturnally active birds and bats in relation to...

http://www.batsandwind.org/pdf/jwm_m&m.pdf
View Resource Bat Fatalities at Wind Turbines: Investigating the Causes and Consequence

This is a GREAT resource for bats and turbines. It has different content than Hom, et al. (from the March 30th group) but as detailed and well documented.

http://www.fort.usgs.gov/BatsWindmills/
View Resource Bats and Wind Energy Cooperative

As concerns about climate change and increasing costs and long-term environmental impacts from the use of fossil fuels have heightened, wind has become an increasingly important sector of the energy...

http://www.batsandwind.org/
View Resource Bats Interacting with Wind Turbines

Color videos of bats flying close to wind turbines. The video clips on this site are presented to support a study that appears in the Journal of Wildlife Management. This study deals with the recent...

http://www.bu.edu/cecb/wind/video/
View Resource Battered by Harsh Winds: Must Bats Pay the Price for Wind Energy?

Biased against wind. This is a bit sensational but at least it covers a documented study. Bats (and birds) are a critical part of the ecology and they can be at risk by the location and operation if...

http://www.vawind.org/Assets/Docs/Battered.pdf
View Resource Behavioral Responses of Bats to Operating Wind Turbines

Wind power is one of the fastest growing sectors of the energy industry. Recent studies have reported large numbers of migratory tree-roosting bats being killed at utility-scale wind power facilities...

http://www.bu.edu/cecb/files/2009/08/Horn_et_al_2008.pdf
View Resource Birds and Wind Farms

Wind power has the ability to be a green, bird-friendly form of power generation, but can also adversely affect birds. Birds can die in collisions with the turbine blades (up to 14 birds per megawatt...

http://www.abcbirds.org/abcprograms/policy/collisions/wind_f...
View Resource Ecological Impacts of Wind Energy Development on Bats: Questions, Research Needs, and Hypotheses

At a time of growing concern over the rising costs and long-term environmental impacts of the use of fossil fuels and nuclear energy, wind energy has become an increasingly important sector of the...

http://www.batsandwind.org/pdf/batswind2007.pdf
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