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Wind Turbines & Bats


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If you’ve taken a drive through the gorge lately, you’ve seen that turbines seem to be sprouting up faster than grass. Wind energy is big business now. Unfortunately, those turbines are taking an unexpected toll on migrating bats.

First Broadcast: 2010
Producer: Ed Jahn
Videographer: Todd Sonflieth
Videographer/Editor: Nicholas Fisher

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Murres & Eagles; Geocaching; Wind & Bats (2108)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2108
Original Broadcast: February 4, 2010