15.5 - Develop a national strategy for wind farm siting that will protect the grassland/shrubland steppe and associated wildlife

Text from the Recreational Hunting and Wildlife Conservation Plan, 2008, Page 17

Develop a national strategy for wind farm siting that will protect the grassland/shrubland steppe and associated wildlife in the face of ever-expanding wind farms and transmission lines.

Assessment of Status: Partially Complete

Planning for a national strategy for wind farm siting has begun with strides taken by the USGS, in cooperation with its federal partners, as well as the Western Governors' Association.

*Note: This action is very similar to Action 49.

Supporting documentation and findings

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