Tag Archives: Habitat model
Environmentally Effective Siting of Renewables: Large-Scale Data and Predictive Models for Birds and Bats
This report describes potential methods to improve collision risk assessment tools for effective siting of wind turbines, focusing on the golden eagle. The recommendations can be applied to other bird and bat species of concern.
Defining Critical Habitat Under the Endangered Species Act: A Review of Policy, Practices, and Scientific Approaches
The process for designation of critical habitat—areas essential to the recovery of species protected by the U.S. Endangered Species Act—has been inconsistent. This report explains the critical habitat concept, including its scientific basis, designation practices, methods, and tools. It draws on scientific literature reviews and interviews with conservation biologists and federal agency personnel involved with […]