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Lindsey Dernovsek

Field Coordinator/Biologist

Lindsey joined the WEST team in 2011 as a field technician out of Flagstaff, Arizona and in 2018 transitioned to a Biologist/Field Coordinator role. She is relocating to the Golden Valley, Minnesota office. Lindsey received her Bachelor’s degree in Conservation & Environmental Science from the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee, where her study focused on biological resources, and marine ecology in particular.

In her years as a technician with WEST, Lindsey was able to conduct a variety of wildlife surveys across the western U.S., including raptor migration counts, aerial raptor nest surveys, acoustic bat monitoring, and clearance surveys for threatened and endangered species such as desert tortoise, burrowing owl and desert kit fox. As a Field Coordinator, Lindsey’s focus has shifted to report writing and coordinating field staff. Prior to working for WEST, Lindsey has worked for the U.S. Forest Service conducting survey for northern spotted owls and northern goshawks in California, for the Intermountain Bird Observatory performing ground-based Golden Eagle survey in southern Idaho, as well as building and maintaining trails for the Squam Lakes Association in New Hampshire.