Bats http://northernpublicradio.org en Protecting Birds And Bats On Wind Farms http://northernpublicradio.org/post/protecting-birds-and-bats-wind-farms <p>Do you have any ideas about protecting birds and bats from wind turbines in Illinois, Wisconsin and six other Midwestern states?</p><p>The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking public input as it works with the states to develop a plan for habitat conservation while promoting clean energy.</p><p>Some species of bats are particularly vulnerable to striking turbines at wind energy facilities. Fish and Wildlife representative Georgia Parham says one solution may be for wind energy companies to change how they operate turbines.</p> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 18:42:34 +0000 WNIJ 17686 at http://northernpublicradio.org Protecting Birds And Bats On Wind Farms