We sampled katydid calling patterns using sound recordings made in a mature oak-hickory forest on Backbone Mountain, Carrett County, MD (39[degrees] 26' S0" N, 79[degrees] 13' 24" W, elevation 922 m), during the late summer and fall of 2007.
Army and the Department of Energy, comes from the Mountaineer Wind Energy Center, a wind farm perched on West Virginia's Backbone Mountain. There, electricity is generated by 44 turbines, each sitting atop 230-foot towers.
While kids at Garrett boot camps -- Backbone Mountain, Meadow Mountain and Savage Mountain -- were marching to barked orders, those at the Allegany camps were studying stream biology, exploring caves, finding fossils and scuba diving.
Notes: A pre-bid conference and mandatory site visit will be held on May 12, 2016 beginning promptly at 10:00 AM at the Backbone Mountain Youth Center located at 124 Camp Four Road, Swanton, Maryland 21562.This is Small Business Reserve Procurement.
The relatively small, 44-turbine, 66-megawatt Mountaineer wind project (owned by Florida Power & Light) runs along the spine of Backbone Mountain in northeastern West Virginia's Tucker County, and it could be a harbinger of things to come.