Man, I knew I loved turtles.
I had no idea how much.
Nor did I ever imagine the majestic, eons old turtle, dinosarian you could say, might be our messiah/saviour, etc. against wind turbines.
Recently there was a sighting of the threatened species, the Blanding’s Turtle (Emydoidea blandingii).
There has never been a reported sighting in this part of the province until now.
The reports required of Dufferin Wind for their Renewable Energy Approval (REA) application filed with the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) did not include any mention of the threatened species, the Blanding’s Turtle.
The company has an obligation to study and then report on the wildlife populations in the project area as part of their application. The MOE and the MNR have an obligation to protect our environment, and follow due process.
Read more: http://windresistanceofmelancthon.com/2013/10/16/threatened-species-found-in-dufferin-wind-power-turbine-project-area/