HWI Awarded Prestigious Conservation Grant

30 April 2012
Download press release HawkWatch International (HWI) has been awarded a prestigious Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act (NMBCA) grant to predict over which mountain ridges in the U.S. west raptors may migrate. The project will help ensure that potential new ridge top developments such as wind turbines are situated in low-impact…

HWI's Conservation Director Appears on Radio Program

26 September 2011
Dr. Steven Slater, Conservation Director for HWI, appeared on the  KRCL radio program RadioActive! to discuss the organization's history, ongoing monitoring conducted at migration sites, and the many issues negatively impacting raptors throughout their range.  Click here to listen to the interview: http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/krcl/news.newsmain/article/1/0/1855604/RadioActive/RadioActive!.Sept.21.Hawks.and.Wall.St

Manzano Mountain Site Featured on BirdNote

17 November 2010
HWI's Manzano Mountain Raptor Migration site was recently featured on national radio program, BirdNote with Chris Peterson.

Chelan Ridge Featured on BirdNote

23 September 2010
Chelan Ridge Raptor Migration Site featured on national radio program, BirdNote with Chris Peterson. 

Raptors and the Gulf Coast Oil Spill

04 August 2010
Coverage of the recent Gulf Coast oil spill, a.k.a Deepwater Horizon, has overwhelmed our public discussions since it first started gushing from the ocean floor on April 20.  The initial explosion that set the tragedy in motion killed 11 platform workers and injured 17 others.  The Deepwater Horizon spill has…

BLM Publishes Technical Reports on the Implications of Raptor Nesting Near Oil and Gas Development

19 July 2010
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has published a series of technical reports based on HWI studies of the implications of raptor nesting near oil and gas development. Technical Report 432 - Raptor Nesting Near Oil and Gas Development: An Overview of Key Findings and Implications for Management Based on…

The Legacy Partnership: Discovering the Effects of Cheatgrass on Nesting Raptors

06 July 2010
Each spring raptors embark on the vital task of nesting.  This is a period of great vulnerability, and nesting raptors face many risks such as predation, human disturbance, and prey availability.  A recent HawkWatch International (HWI) technical report indicated that non-native, invasive cheatgrass could compound these risks for nesting raptors,…

HWI Voted Best Birders in Utah

12 April 2010
HawkWatch International was voted Best Birders in the 2010 Best of Utah: Active Life section of the 21st annual City Weekly Best of Utah edition.  Readers vote on over 100 categories and the winners are celebrated with a reception. To read the official listing, click here.

HWI Education Program Spotlighted by KCPW

16 February 2010
KCPW's "Utah Cares" features a series of stories from diversified nonprofits in an effort to increase the visibility of nonprofits across the state, and to inspire people to give to organizations and community groups that are essential to the health and well-being of Utah. Judith Payne from the Kennecott Nature…

Press Release: HWI Receives National Conservation Award

10 July 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Nikki PriceMembership & Public Relations Coordinator (801) 484-6808, ext. 101 April 6, 2009 HawkWatch International and its partners Receive National Conservation Award The renowned avian conservation cooperative, Partners In Flight, awarded HawkWatch International and its partners (Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, and the Hawk Migration Association of North…