Photo: Wet Playa
A wet playa in Larimer County, Colorado.
Diverse Groups Collaborate to Boost Wind Industry While Protecting Wildlife
Nine leading wind energy companies and seven conservation groups in New Mexico, along with various state agencies and other private and public stakeholders have developed best management practices or BMPs that will be used to ensure wind farms and nature can coexist. The New Mexico Wind and Wildlife Collaborative (NMWWC) will help New Mexico meet its renewable energy goal of obtaining 20 percent of its electrical energy from renewable sources by 2020, and at same time protect wildlife in the process. Read more.
Playa Post and GIS Review Newsletters
The Playa Post newsletter features news and stories about about partners, projects and conservation efforts around the Playa Lakes Joint Venture (PLJV) region. The GIS Review is a biannual newsletter intended for anyone interested in how GIS is being used to further natural resources conservation. Read archived issues of the Playa Post and GIS Review. Then join our mailing list to receive the latest news.
Playa Country Radio
Playa Country is a weekly radio program that airs on agricultural and rural radio stations throughout the PLJV region. It features people, partnerships and programs that are making a difference in the conservation of birds and bird habitat. Listen to archived Playa Country episodes.
This film, Playas: Reflections of Life on the Plains, explores the nature of playas, the values they bring to the region and how High Plains residents are working to protect these vital resources.