Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

ENVIRONMENTAL VENTURE PROJECTS: Ecosystem Services and Conservation: Ecosystem Services and Conservation

Bird-Safe Wind Turbines »

No Continent - 2017

Despite the potential contribution of wind energy to emissions reductions, wind turbines have significant ecological impacts through the killing of birds and bats that collide with spinning blades.

Open Space Management Model »

North America - 2017

There are more than 1,100 land trusts across the United States, which collectively, have conserved more than 56 million acres of land—about double the amount of public land in national parks in the lower 48 states. Often these dynamic conservation areas are overseen by a relatively small staff who may...