WEST at REWI’s Solar Power and Wildlife/Natural Resources Symposium

WEST is proud to be a gold sponsor of Renewable Energy Wildlife Institute’s Solar Power and Wildlife/Natural Resources Symposium this week in Norfolk, Virginia. The WEST team will participate in live panel sessions, poster presentation, and on-demand presentations. Stop by our booth to meet our team!  Wednesday, November 15th | 2:05 PM EST Panelist: Todd […]


WEST is proud to sponsor The Wildlife Society this week in Louisville, Kentucky. The WEST team will participate in oral and live panel sessions. Stop by our booth to say hello!  Full presentation details can be found here: Wednesday, November 8th | 9:15 – 9:30 am “Overview of Drone Applications in Wildlife Monitoring and Research at […]

WEST Bat Solutions

WEST’s unparalleled combination of ecology and statistics is a key asset for developing scientifically defensible solutions to natural resource issues, including concerns surrounding bats. WEST has several national experts in bat ecology and statistical approaches. We have conducted hundreds of research and monitoring studies designed to estimate the effectiveness of various measures used to reduce […]

WEST Celebrates Bat Week

WEST joins bat biologists, scientists, environmentalists and more to celebrate Bat Week. The annual international observance promotes bat awareness and the winged mammals’ critical environmental roles.  Bat Week is October 24-31.  WEST is at the forefront of bat research, monitoring, and risk assessment, and has been for more than 30 years. WEST’s two dozen-plus bat […]

Happy National Fetch Day

Happy National Fetch Day! We’re celebrating by thanking our detection-dog teams for their hard work this season. Fetch is a powerful reward for our detection dogs and is vital in the face of conditions like unforgiving soy, tick-infested grass, and record-breaking temperatures. One trait WEST looks for in our detection-dog teams is a fetch-obsessed dog. […]

REWRF Webinar: Compensatory Mitigation for Land-Based Wind Energy

WEST Principal Ecologist Karen Tyrell, Ph.D., will present “Calculating Compensatory Mitigation Requirements for the Lesser Prairie-chicken HCP” at 2pm ET, Friday, October 20th. Dr. Tyrell’s presentation is part of the series “Compensatory Mitigation: Grouse Management and Conservation.” The webinar explains the regulatory landscape that guides decision-making around wind energy development and prairie grouse, and describes the […]

National Work and Family Month

This month WEST acknowledges National Work and Family Month. We strive to offer our employees a healthy work-life balance, career growth opportunities, and flexible work environments.  #NationalWorkandFamilyMonth

Congratulations Quintana Hayden

WEST congratulates Quintana Hayden on her recent move to American Clean Power (ACP)!  Quintana will serve as ACP’s Senior Director, Wildlife and Federal Lands. While it is hard to see Quintana go, we look forward to seeing her grow in this new phase of her career in support of renewable energy development. We have no […]

WEST Presenting at Illinois Renewable Energy Conference

WEST Senior Ecologist Travis Brown is attending the Illinois Renewable Energy Conference in Bloomington tomorrow and is presenting “Wildlife and Wetland Considerations at Illinois Renewable Energy Projects.” The presentation will summarize the common wildlife and wetland issues encountered during the development and operation of renewable energy projects in Illinois.

WEST at UW Career Fair

WEST is at the University of Wyoming career fair today! Stop by our booth to learn more about environmental consulting careers! #WESTisHiring #careers #environmentalconsulting