WEST’s Dave Young, Todd Mattson, and Danny Riser-Espinoza are in attendance of “Technical Review of Research Related to Avian-Solar Interactions” in Sacramento, California this week. This conference provides information about ongoing and planned research related to avian-solar interactions, an in-depth discussion about research goals, scope, methods, and results, and a discussion on opportunities regarding additional research needed to better understand avian-solar interactions.
For information about this conference please visit: http://blmsolar.anl.
WEST is hiring a full time, Payroll Specialist in our Cheyenne, WY office.The successful candidate will have experience in payroll, accounting and administrative tasks to provide accurate processing, recording and auditing of the company’s multi-state and Canadian payroll, process payroll and tax forms and resolve payroll issues.For additional information or to apply for this position, please visit:
WEST biologist Chad LeBeau is presenting “Effects of Wind Energy Development on Terrestrial Wildlife” at Ecological Society of America (ESA) Conference in Portland. His presentation will discuss the disturbance to wildlife in wind energy developments.
More information about this conference can be found at: http://www.esa.org/
WEST is pleased to announce the opening of our new office in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
WEST research biologist Chad LeBeau is speaking at the National Wind Coordinating Collaborative (NWCC) Webinar today on Prairie Grouse and Grassland birds. This webinar will present a summary of current knowledge and recent findings on wind energy and wildlife.You can find more information about this webinar at: https://www.nationalwind.
“Mule deer and energy development – Long-term trends of habituation and abundance” was recently published in the journal Global Change Biology. The research article, co-authored by WEST’s Hall Sawyer, Dale Strickland and Ryan Nielson, researched the long term trends of habituation and abundance of mule deer as it pertains to the development of energy infrastructures.
You can access the full article here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13711/full
WEST senior biometrician Ryan Nielson is a co-author on the publication “Prescribed Fire Effects on Activity and Movement of Cattle in Mesic Sagebrush Steppe”, which was recently released in the journal Rangeland Ecology and Management. Collaborators include the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Boise State University, Oregon State University, the University of Idaho and WEST.
You can view the publication here: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1550742416301117
WEST staff are in attendance at the AWEA WINDPOWER 2017 Conference and Exhibition, May 22-25th in Anaheim, California. WEST has a booth in the Exhibit Hall, #2225. If you are in attendance please stop by and say hello!
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service celebrates Endangered Species Day on May 19th to recognize national conservation efforts to protect our nation’s endangered and threatened species and their habitats.
WEST biologists Hall Sawyer and Chad LeBeau are in attendance of the International Conference on Ecology and Transportation (ICOET) May 14 – 18th in Salt Lake City, UT. This conference addresses the broad range of ecological issues related to transportation systems. Hall will be presenting “Pronghorn and Mule Deer Use of Underpasses and Overpasses Along U.S. Highway 191” on May 15th.
For more information please visit: http://www.icoet.net/ICOET_