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February 2018

Annual Wilder Dam Eagle Watch

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wilder Dam, Wilder, VT United States + Google Map

Join us as we look for early bald eagle nesting activity in the woods bordering the Connecticut River downstream from the Wilder Dam. We also will scan for waterfowl that feed in the ice free waters created by the dam’s outflow. The event is free and open to the public. All experience levels welcome. Bring binoculars and/or spotting scopes as you prefer. The viewing site, reached from Wilder Village on the Vermont side, is handicapped accessible. In the event of…

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Impacts of Wind Energy on Birds: What We Think We Know and What Is Uncertain

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Howe Library, 13 South St.
Hanover, NH 03755 United States
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Wind turbines are seen as one of the best available technologies for carbon, emission-free power generation, but the siting of wind energy projects can present serious dangers to wildlife, particularly to birds and bats. For nearly two decades, Dr. Allison has been researching the impact of wind turbine projects on wildlife. Most recently at the American Wind and Wildlife Institute (AWWI) where he is Director of Research. Previously he led Massachusetts Audubon’s site evaluation of the Cape Wind Project. Dr.…

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