WILDLIFE, ENERGY & COMMUNITY
Recent News and Updates
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We are an alliance of grassroots environmental and community organizations, scientists, and conservationists working to protect communities and wildlife threatened by irresponsible energy development. Our goal is to raise awareness and bring people together to take action against these impending threats.
May 27, 2021
World-renown bat researcher, Dr. Merlin Tuttle, discusses his history with wind energy, the significant impacts of turbines on bats, and the mitigation efforts that work and those not tested.
April 29, 2021
Carmen Krogh spoke at the April 29th WECC meeting where she discussed her latest study on why people have decided to vacate their homes and whether those decisions were tied to the proximity of wind turbines.
April 1, 2021
Kevin Emmerich explains how aggressive renewable energy policies at the federal and state levels are driving the destruction of Nevada's natural beauty and wildlife. Kevin is a founder and director at the Basin and Range Watch, a non-profit organization working to conserve the deserts of Nevada and California and to educate the public about the diversity of life, cultures, and history of the desert.
March 8, 2021
Local farmers, community members, & conservationists interact with experts on land preservation, energy proposals, & planning. We will be discussing the issues & the options for siting solar in a way that maximizes benefits, minimizes negative impacts, and avoids community conflict.
December 10, 2020
In this virtual event, we learn how the 500 mw Sunnica solar proposal will impact farmers, villagers, and the sensitive environmental areas Worlington, Isleham and other surrounding communities. Hear from experts on wildlife and heritage. Towns impacted: Burwell to Snailwell, Newmarket, Freckenham, Worlington and Isleham.