NAEP Webinar

Birds and Energy: A Discussion of the Impacts of Power Generation

and Transmission on Birds and the Laws that Protect Them

December 6, 2017 (2:00-3:30pm CT)

The webinar will provide an overview of the specific laws designed to protect birds, including the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, and Endangered Species Act. Avian specialists will describe and discuss the unique impacts that power generation, such as wind and solar, and its transmission have on bird species and the different ways that the energy industry has sought to reduce avian impacts.


Mike Mayer, Senior Environmental Review Scientist, Barr Engineering Co.


Kevin Kritz, Wildlife Biologist, USFWS Region 6 Migratory Bird Management

Diana Leiker, Senior Transmission Siting and Environmental Planner, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc.

Kara Donohue, Senior Biologist, Southern California Edison

Mike Best, Bird Protection Program Manager, Pacific Gas & Electric

Haley Edwards Olson, Sr Resource Scientist/Avian Protection Program Puget Sound Energy

Choice of Two Viewing Locations:

Office of HNTB, One South Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL  60606

Christopher B. Burke Engineering, 9575 West Higgins Road, Rosemont, IL  60018

Webinar Cost:

IAEP Member $25

IAEP Non-Member $ 65

A PDH Certificate for 1.5 hours will be sent to attendees.


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