Posts tagged: San Gorgonio Pass

The Balance Between Wind Power and Eagles

Mankind’s inventions have meant trouble for wildlife in many ways, from air fouled by factories to the ground polluted by pesticides. Wind and solar energy production also impact nature and we need to know more about these evolving technologies. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is encouraging windmill companies to apply for permits that require […]

Eagles Killed by Palm Springs Windmills Raise Concerns

When eagles fly over San Gorgonio Pass, they confront a barrage of deadly obstacles among the whirring blades of windmills. It’s unclear how many birds are killed, but federal officials say the wind turbines here and at other wind farms are taking a significant toll. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it has received […]

Eagles killed by Palm Springs Windmills Raise Concerns

When eagles fly over San Gorgonio Pass, they confront a barrage of deadly obstacles among the whirring blades of windmills. It’s unclear how many birds are killed, but federal officials say the wind turbines here and at other wind farms are taking a significant toll. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it has received […]