Scott Conover joined WEST in 2013 as a field technician and transitioned to the role of Wildlife Biologist at WEST’s newest branch office in Lemoyne, Pennsylvania in 2015. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia where he was active in undergraduate research examining the roosting ecology of Townsend’s big-eared bats. Scott’s primary roles within WEST involve leading field operations and managing the flow and quality control of data for projects based out of WEST’s Pennsylvania office. With over six years of wildlife research experience, Scott has gained relevant knowledge through involvement in many pre and post-construction monitoring projects in the energy industry. Specifically, Scott has a robust level of regional experience on a variety of wind energy projects, namely site characterization studies, post construction monitoring projects, pre-construction eagle, small bird, and bat monitoring studies throughout the eastern and Midwestern United States. Scott has the capacity to fulfill requests for specialized wildlife field surveys including aerial eagle nest surveys, Allegheny woodrat surveys, and surveys for threatened and endangered bat species as a federally permitted bat biologist and Pennsylvania Qualified Bat Surveyor. Additionally, Scott maintains a commitment to safety and trains technicians and staff as a certified American Red Cross First-Aid Instructor.