Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Opportunity for Citizen Scientists on Wind Farms

Forward Energy Wind Farm & Wildlife:
Investigating the Impact ofWind Turbines on
Migrating Birds & Bats
Hourly Pay - $10/HR
When: July 15 - November 15
Responsibilities will include:
• Dedicate at least 1 morning per week (Approx. 4 Month Duration)
• Visiting and searching turbines located across southern Fond Du Lac and northern
Dodge Counties (with specific, assigned routes to minimize travel time)
• Arrive at first turbine site approximately 15-30 minutes before dawn
• Search within designated transects and collect dead birds and bats
• Time commitment per morning ranges between 1-3hrs, depending upon site(s)
and total drive time
• Preference given towards those who can provide own transportation (mileage
reimbursement available)
• Training and necessary equipment provided; great opportunity to participate in
an interesting and valuable study
Contact Steven Grodsky for more information:
Graduate Research Assistant: UW - Madison
Department of Forestry andWildlife Ecology
Russell Labs
1630 Linden Drive
Madison,WI 53706
Phone Number: 973-222-7380

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