An indepth discussion on the McGuinty Liberals irresponsible handling of important bird areas, migration routes and sensitive wildlife areas in siting Industrial Wind Turbines. Mr. Wegner has an Honours BSc in Environmental Science degree and has spent many years as a wildlife photographer, traveling from one coast of Canada to the other, and north to south as well. He has no wind projects anywhere near him.
“This is truly an international problem, one that so many developers and local/state/provincial governments pooh-pooh as a NIMBY issue in order to slide the deals through. This problem runs from the arctic to the tip of South America — and that is one helluva big backyard!”
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As a biologist-photographer who specializes in the nature spectacles of Canada, I’ve seen my fair share of wildlife wonders over the years. Some of the highlights that immediately come to mind include the massive seabird colonies and humpback whales of Newfoundland; the dazzling gannet colony of Ile Bonaventure in Quebec; butting bighorns, bugling elk and grizzlies in the Rockies; blizzards of tens of thousands of snow geese in British Columbia, the Prairie Provinces and Quebec; sage grouse dancing in southern Alberta; wolf howling and viewing in Ontario’s Algonquin Park; polar bears and belugas in Churchill, Manitoba; tens of thousands of crooning sandhill cranes in flight in Saskatchewan … the list goes on and on.