Monitoring to Conserve Midwestern Birds
On December 20, 2012, APLIC and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released their updated state-of-the-art guidance document Reducing Avian Collisions with Power Lines: State of the Art in 2012. This best-practices document, originally published in 1994, offers electric utilities and cooperatives, federal power administrations, wildlife agencies, and other stakeholders with specific guidance for reducing bird collisions with power lines based on the most current published science and technical information.
To view the press release, Click here
To visit the USFWS website, visit http://www.fws.gov
To download a sample of the 2012 collision manual, seeReducing_Avian_Collisions_2012watermarkLR.pdf (Note: large file size, make take several minutes to download)
To order the 2012 collision manual, click here