WEST is Hiring!

WEST is looking to expand our team of extraordinary professionals! Enhance your career path – check out our job board for our full list of career opportunities and to apply. https://west-inc.com/careers/ #WESTisHiring #careeropportunities #careers #joinourteam #environmentalconsulting

WEST Co-Presenting in REWRF Webinar

WEST Senior Biologist Eric Hallingstad is a co-presenter in Renewable Energy Wildlife Research Fund (REWRF) webinar, “Eagle Flight Characteristics and Wind Turbines and Raptor Carcass Persistence.” This webinar will provide an opportunity to learn more about REWRF’s groundbreaking work in the renewable energy-wildlife space and what lessons can be learned from these efforts. At 3pm ET, on Thursday, […]

WEST Co-Panelist in REWI’s Technology and Innovation in Wind-Wildlife Webinar Series

WEST Senior Research Biologist Amanda Hale is a co-panelist in REWI’s 4-part webinar series, Technology and Innovation in Wind and Wildlife. On Thursday, February 9th at 4pm ET, panelists will present “Technology Acceptance Workshop Results: Acceptance.” Register today to learn how monitoring and minimization technologies may provide cost-effective opportunities to quantify and reduce wind energy […]

WEST is Attendance at Purdue University Career Fair

WEST Research Biologists Anna Ciecka and Lucas Voorhees are in attendance at Purdue University’s Forestry and Natural Resources Career Fair on Friday. Stop by our booth to say hi and learn more about career opportunities at WEST!  #WESTisHiring

WEST at REWI Wind Wildlife Research Meeting

Thank you to the attendees (in person and virtual!) and to REWI for hosting another informative and engaging conference. Our booth will be set-up for the rest of the day. Stop by and say hello before the conference ends!

WEST in attendance at REWI/WWRM

WEST is proud to be a Gold Sponsor at REWI’s Wind Wildlife Research Meeting this week in Kansas City, Missouri. We are excited to see you in person! Stop by our booth to say hello!  The WEST team is participating in the following live panel, in-person poster, and on-demand sessions: Tuesday, November 15th Wildlife Monitoring: […]

Celebrating Bat Week

WEST is excited to celebrate Bat Week, October 24-31st.  Bat Week is an annual international celebration that brings together awareness to bats and their role in the environment.  WEST has been at the forefront of bat research, monitoring, and risk assessment for over 30 years and our bat experts rank as some of the best […]

USFWS Proposed Eagle Rule Revisions

The US Fish and Wildlife Service recently released proposed revisions to the Eagle Take Permit program. The revisions have proposed to “encourage broader participation in permitting by providing applicants with greater certainty and simplicity, facilitate and improve compliance, and increase the conservation benefit for eagles.” The final version is available here: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2022/09/30/2022-21025/permits-for-incidental-take-of-eagles-and-eagle-nests. The proposed rule is […]

WEST at Environmental Concerns in Rights-of-Way Management

​WEST’s Kirsten Pearson, Karen Tyrell, and Maggie Voth are at the Environmental Concerns in Rights-of-Way Management in Charlotte, North Caroline this week. Kirsten will be co-presenting “Detection of Grassland Songbird Nests Using Drones.”

WEST attending joint NASBR & IBRC Conference

WEST is pleased to be a sponsor at the joint North American Symposium on Bat Research and International Bat Research Conference meeting in Austin, Texas, this week. WEST ecologists Kevin Murray, Kate MacEwan, and Larisa Bishop-Boros will be in attendance and will be participating in the following workshop and poster presentations: Kate MacEwan co-presents the workshop, “Establishing […]