National Renewable Energy Laboratory Awards Bowman Contract to Conduct Bat Behavior Study

Posted on August 3rd, 2022 by Renee Narvaez

Bowman announced it was awarded a contract by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to conduct research on how bat populations behave around wind turbines with the goal of understanding why bat mortalities occur to inform reduction strategies. With funding by the U.S. Department of Energy Wind Energy Technologies Office, the NREL Enabling Coexistence Options […]

Bowman Wins Award to Study Bats for Conservation at Wind Energy Facilities

Posted on September 2nd, 2021 by Renee Narvaez

As wind energy development expands into new regions in the United States and abroad, reducing negative environmental impacts is critical. This includes reducing unanticipated bat fatalities at wind turbines. The Wind Wildlife Research Fund (WWRF) recently made an award to Bowman to lead a two-year project aimed at the conservation of a broad range of […]

Wings Battle Blades

Posted on March 15th, 2021 by Renee Narvaez

Written by Dr. Sara Weaver, Bowman Senior Ecologist and Project Manager Evoking a range of emotions, from awe and wonder to misunderstanding that can lead to fear, bats are fundamental to our environment. In fact, according to studies noted by the U.S. Geological Survey, the value of bats in the U.S. is estimated to be […]