Here is the archive for the Sunday, July 1, 2012, BirdCallsRadio show featuring guest Kelly Fuller, Wind Campaign Coordinator for the American Bird Conservancy. Wind energy is a hot topic among the birding community. No doubt we need to find alternate and renewable sources of energy, but it must be done in a bird- and wildlife-friendly way. Listen as Fuller explains what “bird-friendly” means when it comes to wind power. Proper placement of the wind mills is crucial. Fuller also explains a new lawsuit filed by American Bird Conservancy against the federal government regarding how information is shared among the government and those in the wind power industry.
Fuller also explains in detail the current state and future challenges that Connecticut faces regarding wind energy.
Joe Warren of Wild Birds Unlimited talks about the summer heat the importance of offering fresh, clean water and changing hummingbird feeder nectar. The show starts with a discussion of red, white and blue birds in honor of the Fourth of July.
Listen to the show here. bcr 7-1-12 kelly fuller
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