greater prairie chicken

Horizon Wind Offsets Development Impact on Prairie Birds

Horizon Wind Offsets Development Impact on Prairie Birds

KANSAS CITY, Kansas, September 25, 2008 (ENS) – Wind project developer, owner, and operator Horizon Wind Energy will offset the effects of its new wind farm in north central Kansas by investing in a 20,000 acres of offsite habitat restoration to benefit grassland birds, especially the greater prairie-chicken. Horizon Wind Energy signed the conservation investment…

Nature Conservancy Ranch Hosts Prairie Chicken Rescue

Nature Conservancy Ranch Hosts Prairie Chicken Rescue

ST. LOUIS, Missouri, March 9, 2008 (ENS) – Once greater prairie chickens by the hundreds of thousands boomed across the grasslands in their spring ritual, but now fewer than 500 birds remain in Missouri. This spring, the Missouri Department of Conservation, MDC, and the Nature Conservancy are working together in an attempt to resuscitate a…