Colorado
© Mike Norton (Colorado)

CO: Wind Farms

Overview

This layer shows locations of active wind energy development in Colorado as of August, 2008.

Data Layer Description

Source

Colorado Natural Heritage Program

What this data layer represents

This layer shows wind turbine locations in Colorado.

Location

Colorado

Scale:  approx. 1:50,000 (county wide)

Description

This data layer shows wind turbine locations in Colorado. It was developed from aerial and satellite imagery, and checked against the Federal Aviation Administration’s obstacle data.

How to get the data layer

http://www.cnhp.colostate.edu/gis.html

Contact:
Karin Decker
Colorado Natural Heritage Program
Landscape Ecologist/GIS Specialist
970-491-3285
mailto:Karin.Decker@Colostate.edu ?subject=Colorado%20Wind%20Farm%20Map%20inquiry
254 General Services Bldg., CSU
Fort Collins, CO 80523-8002

How you might make use of this data layer

This is layer shows locations of active wind energy development in Colorado as of August, 2008. Theses areas may be considered threats to some biological resources, such as some bird and bat species. These areas may also indicate places where unique management conditions exist, or where opportunities to develop new conservation partnerships may be found.

How to get more information

http://www.cnhp.colostate.edu/gis.html

Contact:
Karin Decker
Colorado Natural Heritage Program
Landscape Ecologist/GIS Specialist
970-491-3285
mailto:Karin.Decker@Colostate.edu ?subject=Colorado%20Wind%20Farm%20Map%20inquiry
254 General Services Bldg., CSU
Fort Collins, CO 80523-8002

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