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Short Courses/Workshops, Avian/power line issues, May 13-15


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APLIC holds short courses in conjunction with its spring and fall meetings. Short courses offer a one and a half day workshop on avian/power line issues, including:

 

History and Background of Bird/Power Line Issues

Regulations and Permits Relative to Bird/Power Line Issues

"Electricity 101" - An Overview of Electrical Systems

Biological Aspects of Avian Electrocutions and Collisions

Power Line Design and Avian Safety

Bird Nests on Utility Structures

Avian Collisions with Power Lines - Causes and Minimization

Minimizing Avian Impacts Associated with Utility Construction Activities

Avian Protection Plans, including an overview of APP Guidelines and examples of utility APPs

APLIC short courses are instructed by APLIC member utilities and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Workshop attendees are also welcome to attend the open APLIC business meeting, which is often held for a half day immediately following the short course.

 

APLIC's Spring 2014 Workshop will be held in St. Pete Beach, FL May 13-15

 

More: http://www.aplic.org/about.php

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