Now Available: Call for Abstracts for NWCC Wind Wildlife Research Meeting X

AWWI has released the Call for Abstracts for the upcoming NWCC Wind Wildlife Research Meeting X, to be held in Broomfield, CO, the week of December 1, 2014.
The call for abstracts solicits proposals for oral presentations, panels, or posters on the latest wind-wildlife research. AWWI will accept the abstracts, which will be reviewed by a panel of experts. The deadline for abstract submission is June 20, 2014.
For more information on abstract submission, please visit

May 15, 2014


Upcoming NWCC Webinar – Eagle Mitigation and Research

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
1:00 – 2:30 pm (ET)
Join us for the first NWCC webinar of 2014, featuring Dr. Taber Allison of the American Wind Wildlife Institute. The presentation will focus on AWWI’s work on eagles, including the recently released Eagle Research Framework and the development of a voluntary lead abatement model as an option for mitigation of eagle take. The webinar will be hosted by NWCC/AWWI and will include time for questions

February 19, 2014


AWWI Releases Updated Summary of Wind-Wildlife Interactions

The American Wind Wildlife Institute (AWWI) is pleased to announce the release of “Wind Turbine Interactions with Wildlife and their Habitats: A Summary of Research Results and Priority Questions.” This fact sheet summarizes what is known about the adverse impacts of land-based wind power on wildlife in North America and the status of our knowledge regarding how to avoid and/or minimize these impacts. It draws the bulk of its information from peer-reviewed literature.
The document is designed as an

January 31, 2014


Save the Date: Wind Wildlife Research Meeting X

The tenth NWCC Wind Wildlife Research Meeting will take place the week of December 1, 2014. The meeting will take place in Broomfield, CO, at the Omni Interlocken Resort.
The biennial Wind Wildlife Research Meeting provides an internationally recognized forum for researchers and wind-wildlife stakeholders to hear contributed papers, view research posters, and listen to panels that synthesize the most recent wind power-related wildlife research. Academics, researchers, conservation scientists, consultants, federal and state officials, NGO representatives, and wind industry professionals came

October 2, 2013


NWCC Research Webinars

NWCC hosts quarterly webinars on the latest in wind-wildlife research and tools.  Check out the webinars page for more information.

September 30, 2013

FWS Wind Energy Guidelines Training Broadcast

The recording of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s online training broadcast on the Land-Based Wind Energy Guidelines is now available. To view, click the link above. > View Link

June 18, 2013

2012 Wind Wildlife Research Meeting Presents Latest Findings, Takes Stock of Progress in Understanding and Addressing Potential Wind Energy Impacts

The nation’s leading scientists on wind energy and wildlife convened on November 27-30 in Denver, Colorado, for the ninth biennial Wind Wildlife Research Meeting to share their latest findings and evaluate progress in understanding and addressing wind energy’s potential impacts on wildlife and wildlife habitat. The meeting was pivotal in several respects: in the sheer volume and scope of the research presented; in our ability, for the first time, to provide meta-analysis on a number of different topics and enlighten

January 31, 2013


Update on the NWCC Wildlife Workgroup – NREL Selects AWWI to Manage the NWCC

We are delighted to announce that the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has completed its solicitation for facilitation of the National Wind Coordinating Collaborative (NWCC) and that it has selected the American Wind Wildlife Institute (AWWI) to facilitate the NWCC over the next five years. The contract (effective February 1, 2012) focuses on the NWCC’s Wildlife Workgroup, since the other workgroups are now dormant.
Under this new NREL contract to facilitate the NWCC, we

February 24, 2012


Eighth NWCC Wind Wildlife Research Meeting a Success!

On October 19-21, 2010, NWCC hosted its eighth Wind Wildlife Research Meeting in Lakewood, Colorado.  The meeting was attended by over 340 academics, researchers, federal and state officials, NGO representatives, and industry professionals.  We have received extremely positive feedback on the meeting, which is a testament to the hard work of the staff, volunteers, planning committee, moderators, speakers, and poster presenters.  The high-quality of the presentations and posters indicates advances being made on wind-wildlife interaction research.
To place the presentations and

November 3, 2010