In the continuing dialog between Endless Energy Corp. and people interested in the proposed five turbine wind farm, Monday's meeting focused on ecological issues.
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MANCHESTER — The fate of a $20 million wind turbine project may depend on how well it gets along with one of its neighbors — an endangered bat species.
If it does come down to making a choice, bats or humans, obviously we are going to choose humans. But in choosing humans, we also are counting on human ingenuity to preserve and protect our fellow tenants on the earth. True enough, it's a fine line, a razor's edge. But if we don't walk this particular path, then we all will end up walking on a paved sidewalk in a concrete jungle, instead of in a world where - in some places - things grow green.
MANCHESTER — Wildlife experts will be advising the Planning Commission about the implications of proposed wind turbines for the region's bat population, which includes two endangered species.