Nebraska Wind and Wildlife Working Group

Overview

  • The goal Nebraska Wind and Wildlife Working Group (Working Group) is to minimize the potential impacts of wind energy development on Nebraska’s wildlife resources through a collaborative approach.
     
  • The history of the Working Group goes back to 2009 when the group was formed. Since then, the group dymanic has changed in an attempt to include more stakeholders
     
  • Any individual committed to the goal of the Working Group is invited to participate.
     
  • The Working Group has no regulatory authority; guidance documents or recommendations will not supersede decisions made by the regulatory authorities.
     
  • The Working Group supports the development of wind energy in Nebraska when the planning and siting process avoids or minimizes impacts to wildlife populations and natural areas.
Broken Bow Wind Energy Facility. Photo by Caroline Jezierski.

Broken Bow Wind Energy Facility. Photo by Caroline Jezierski.