Jun 21

Perspectives

To Protect Birds from Wind Turbines, Look to Hawai‘i's Approach

Hawai‘i has a very different approach to wind development than the mainland United States, with strict protocols that go a long way toward protecting endangered birds and bats.… Read more >>

Mar 24

Perspectives

To Prevent Habitat Loss, Balance Conservation and Development

Without this balance, federal lands cannot provide healthy habitat for a vast array of birds and other wildlife. … Read more >>

Mar 24

News

Report: 10 of the Worst-sited Wind Energy Projects for Birds

Hundreds of thousands of birds collide with wind turbines and power lines every year. As wind energy projects continue to spread across the landscape, we've identified ten of the worst for birds.… Read more >>

Jan 20

News

Conservation Groups Urge Government to Protect Greater Sage-Grouse from Mining

In a letter this month to the Bureau of Land Management, more than 80 conservation groups support a 10-million-acre mineral withdrawal to protect Greater Sage-Grouse habitat from hardrock mining.… Read more >>

Dec 07

Perspectives

New Policy Will Boost Restoration of Natural Resources

President Obama has directed five federal agencies to adopt regulations that would require companies to offset any impact their development projects might have on natural resources.… Read more >>

Oct 22

Perspectives

Across the West, Landowners Create a Legacy of Open Land

Ranchers are creating conservation easements to help the Greater Sage-Grouse, a charismatic bird that depends on sagebrush to survive.… Read more >>

Sep 22

News

Feds: 'Epic Collaboration' Sufficient to Save Sage Grouse

The grouse's fate now depends on new federal plans to manage more than 50 million acres of land across the West.… Read more >>

Sep 10

Perspectives

Sage Grouse's Fate Depends on Historic Decisions

Will federal authorities list the grouse under the Endangered Species Act, or rely on management plans that are currently too weak to save the bird?… Read more >>
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