Edward Arnett is the Senior Scientist at the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, where he provides technical and scientific oversight on natural resources and public lands policy issues and communications. Ed also is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Natural Resources Management at Texas Tech University and an Affiliate Faculty Member in the Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology at Colorado State University. Prior to joining the TRCP, Ed was a conservation scientist at Bat Conservation International where he led research efforts on bats and wind energy development for 8 years. He also served for 3 years on the U. S. Department of Interior’s Federal Advisory Committee that revised the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s voluntary guidelines for wind energy and wildlife. Ed also is a science advisor for American Wind and Wildlife Institute and the Bats and Wind Energy Cooperative.