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Toward Wildlife Friendly Wind Power:  A Focus on the Great Lakes

Government agencies, nongovernment organizations, scientists and wind
industry representatives will gather June 27-29, 2006 in Toledo, Ohio, to
explore opportunities for minimizing wind power effects on wildlife, share
resources, and develop consistent management approaches, with a focus on
the Great Lakes basin.

Who should attend?
·     Local, state, provincial, federal and tribal agencies
·     Nongovernmental organizations
·     Researchers studying fish and wildlife issues
·     Wind energy industry

Conference sessions will focus on:
·     Communicating information about potential wildlife concerns of wind
power generation

·     Sharing resources available to help make informed decisions about
where wind power facilities should be located

·     Advancing knowledge of land-based and offshore wind and wildlife,
including impacts to wildlife, tools and techniques, risk and impact
      assessments, laws and regulations, siting protocols, and monitoring

·     Developing consistent research and management approaches for resource
managers, regulators, scientists, decision makers, the wind energy
industry, conservationists, elected officials and other stakeholders

Registration information, agenda, lodging information, directions and
conference updates will be on-line at:
http://www.fws.gov/midwest/greatlakes/windpower.htm

If interested in being a conference sponsor, or in providing an exhibit or
poster, please indicate on the registration form.   Attendance will be
limited and there is high interest, so we encourage you to register and
make your lodging arrangements soon.  Questions or concerns may be directed
to me.  Hope to see you in Toledo!

Richard Greenwood
    USFWS Liaison to USEPA Great Lakes National Program Office
    Team Leader Great Lakes Basin Ecosystem Team
Great Lakes National Program Office
77 West Jackson Blvd. (G-17J)
Chicago, IL 60604
Ph:  312-886-3853  Fax:  312-353-2018
Email:  rich_greenwood@fws.gov
http://greatlakes.fws.gov/

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