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Bird lover urges opposition to wind farm as deadline looms

Herriot says area is internationally important for hundreds of thousands of birds. The matter is made worse, Herriot said, because about half of the turbines are slated to go up in native grassland. "In a province where we've lost more than 80 per cent of our native cover, and the native grassland is gone, we just can't allow this to happen." One bird that calls the area home is the endangered piping plover, which uses it as a breeding ground. There are also whimbrels, willets & red…

Bird Studies Canada – why bother doing the summary if you know more than half the birds are not being collected? Why is the specific data on each projects ‘kill’ confidential? Do the wind companies own the wildlife here too? Seems like it.

Centuries from now - archaeologists and palaeontologists will be sifting through what were communities of isolated-candle-lit hovels and find the remains of the 21st Century wind-worship-cult that ...