WEST at NWCC Virtual

WEST is pleased to be a platinum sponsor of The National Wind Coordinating Collaborative Wind Wildlife Research Meeting being hosted virtually December 1st – December 4th. The WEST team will be participating in a variety of live and on-demand sessions. “Stop” by our virtual booth to say hello! You can view our teams full presentation list below: […]

WEST at EPRI-EPIC Data Science Solutions Virtual Workshop

WEST scientists Michael Gerringer and Wally Erickson are participating in the Data Science Solutions to Regulated Species Challenge in the Electric Power Industry virtual workshop this week, hosted by the Electric Power Research Institute and Environmental Policy Innovation Center. They will be panelists on their on demand presentation titled “Automation of Fatality Studies Using Imagery […]

WEST Publication: Sage-grouse and Sagebrush Songbirds Don’t Agree on Quality Habitat

WEST Research Biometrician Dr. Jason Carlisle is the lead author on a recently published study examining how beneficial sage-grouse conservation might be for songbird species of concern that also live in sagebrush ecosystems. Conservation actions to benefit sage-grouse are often focused in areas with high abundance of sage-grouse, under the assumption that other species occur […]

WEST is Hiring!

WEST is seeking an Accounting Specialist in Cheyenne, WY. For more information and to apply, please visit our careers page: www.west-inc.com/careers/

WEST is Hiring!

WEST is seeking a Contracting Assistant in Cheyenne, WY. For more information and to apply, please visit our careers page: www.west-inc.com/careers/

WEST is Hiring!

WEST is seeking a Chief Financial Officer in Cheyenne or Laramie, WY, or Fort Collins, CO. For more information and to apply, please visit our careers page: www.west-inc.com/careers/

WEST Bat Services

The WEST team is leading research, monitoring, and conservation planning surrounding bats. This includes investigating new methods of bat monitoring such as landscape-level habitat monitoring, the US Geological Survey-approved North American Bat Monitoring Program protocol, utilization of drones, in acoustic surveys, and the use of detection dogs in bat fatality searches. #WESTCelebratesBatWeek

WEST Publication: Are Bat Activity and Mortality Best Predicted By Weather Measured On-Site or at Off-Site Regional Airports?

WEST’s Rhett Good, Rebecca Clark, Paul Rabie, Karl DuBridge, and Kevin Murray are co-authors on the published American Wind Wildlife Institute (AWWI) Technical Report “Are Bat Activity and Mortality Best Predicted by Weather Measured On-Site or at Off-Site Regional Airports?”. The study investigates whether bat activity and mortality at wind energy facilities correlates with regional […]

Highlighting WEST’s Qualitative Bat Acoustic Experts

The WEST team includes bat technical experts with extensive ability to qualitatively identify bat acoustic calls of species throughout North America. Our team brings specific experience in acoustic detector technology, deployment, acoustic software, and standard analysis. In recognition of bat week, we are highlighting four of our team members who are at the forefront of […]

Bat Week – Did You Know?

Hibernating bats breathe intermittently, and can “hold their breath” for up to an hour and a half. They also can “breathe” through their wings, in small amounts. #WESTCelebratesBatWeek