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Two Wind Farm Case Studies Webinar

Join two Audubon staff on the front lines of wind development, Brian Rutledge from the Central Flyway, and Mike Lynes, from the Pacific Flyway, as they discuss two wind projects, Altamont in California and the proposed Chockcherry/Sierra Madre development in Wyoming.  Brian and Mike share their expertise on how wind development can be more sensitive to bird and habitat impacts and what some of the challenges are to proper siting and mitigation.  Brian's project is in the heart of Greater Sage Grouse habitat, with implications for other species like Golden Eagles.  Altamont, one of the earliest wind developments, is notorious for bird mortality and and a lack of response from local, state or federal authorities.  Mike Lynes walks us through some of the steps that Golden Gate Audubon, in partnership with other Audubon chapters, took to require the developers to reduce bird mortality at this site.  Don't miss this interesting and informative conversation.

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