The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Tag: environment

General

A new quartet of eggs for OPPD falcons

The resident raptors at the utility’s North Omaha plant are preparing for more chicks this spring.

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General

Week of events aims to raise awareness

Webinars are scheduled all week to educate the public about solutions to deal with invasive species like emerald ash borer and zebra mussels.

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Leading the Way

Community solar program marks one year

Lessons learned from the first year of the program will benefit future projects yet to come.

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Leading the Way

New digs for rare raptors

An osprey nest at Fort Calhoun Station will be fitted with a webcam much like the utility’s peregrine falcon cam.

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General

Young peregrine falcon reluctant to leave the nest

One of the three offspring of the pair living at an OPPD power plant is still living at ‘home,’ and aggravating its mom.

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General

Young falcons feel out flying, get names

A recent contest selected names for the three peregrine falcons hatched at an OPPD facility. Now, the young are learning how to fend for themselves.

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