For 50 years Jim Wiegland has been defending eagles. This is a recollection of his from teenage years. The birds are dying far faster now, without any concern from the news media or government officials.
Jim and I and many others are concerned. We are concerned enough to try to educate everyone about avian deaths caused by wind turbines.
Here’s Jim’s story:
I remember this story well, I was eighteen. I had just gotten back from a float trip down the Yukon River when I saw this story on the front page of the Oakland Tribune. The killing of 500 golden eagles was an outrage across the country.
Here we are 45 years later and each year at least 200 golden eagles are killed by the wind industry. Today there is no outrage, and we are now being told it is really a good thing because “the green energy from wind turbines will be saving the world from global warming.”
In a few short years the wind industry will be killing at least 500 golden eagles a year in the western United States. You will not hear about it because of the manipulated U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service regulations for the wind energy industry.Each year at least 200 golden eagles are killed by the wind industry. #eagles #nowindturbines Click To Tweet In a few short years the wind industry will be killing at least 500 golden eagles a year in the western U.S. Click To Tweet
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