Renewable Energy Development Support


Renewable Energy Development Support

ABR has been involved with wildlife issues in the renewable energy sector since the 1980’s. Our broad range of experience with wind, wave, tidal, and solar energy and with associated infrastructure allows us to anticipate wildlife–energy conflicts and take proactive steps in designing appropriate studies to address these issues. Some of our key services include:

  • Tier I (Site Evaluation) and Tier 2 (site characterization) assessments
  • avian/Raptor use and nest surveys
  • bat acoustic monitoring
  • mist netting, telemetry, nocturnal radar, and visual studies of birds and bats
  • post-construction fatality monitoring
  • threatened, endangered, and sensitive species surveys
  • conservation strategies and protection plans
  • modeling collision risk and population impacts
  • offshore wildlife impact assessments
  • landscape modeling, viewshed analysis, and change detection
  • habitat mapping and GIS
Environmental Stewardship | Social Responsibility | Economic Viability