WEST in attendance at Southeastern Bat Diversity Working Network
WEST wildlife biologists Kristina Hammond-Rendon and Kelly Lutsch are in attendance at the Southeastern Bat Diversity Working Network in Athens, GA this week. Stop by our booth to say hello!
WEST attends OR Chapter of TWS
WEST biologists Quentin Hays, Karl Kosciuch, Joel Thompson, Andrea Chatfield and Troy Rintz attended the Oregon Chapter of The Wildlife Society Annual Meeting (https://ortws.org/2019-annual-meeting/ ) in Eugene, Oregon last week. Karl gave a presentation titled “Monitoring at Oregon Solar Facility Indicates Low Avian Mortality”, and Quentin became President-Elect of the Oregon Chapter, which boasts the second largest membership of any TWS Chapter on Thursday. He will serve as President in 2021 beside Katie Moriarty, Senior Scientist at NCASI, who became Vice President-Elect.
WEST is Hiring: Environmental Permitting Lead
WEST is seeking an Environmental Permitting Lead. Check out our careers page to learn more about this opportunity and apply to join our team today!
WEST in attendance at Joint AZ/NM TWS
WEST research biologist Jason Carlisle was in attendance at the Joint Annual Meeting of the Arizona and New Mexico Chapter of the American Fisheries Society and The Wildlife Society in Prescott, AZ. He was an instructor in the workshop “Distance Sampling for Abundance Estimation”.
WEST attending Alberta Society of Professional Biologists
WEST Wildlife Biologists Nick Bartok, Kirsten Pearson and Kent Russell are in attendance at the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists this week in Lake Louise, Alberta. Kirsten will be presenting “Exploring the use of Drones Pre- and Post-Construction Surveys”.
WEST Dog Detection Pupdate
Bat Week Trivia Day 2
Answer to Day 1:
B.) gives them shelter
Bat Week Trivia 1
WEST is celebrating Bat Week, October 24-31st. Bat Week is an annual international celebration that brings awareness to bats and their role in the environment. WEST will be featuring bat trivia to test your bat knowledge. Check back daily for a new fun fact and answers to the previous day’s trivia question.
WEST Publication - Occupancy Modeling of Habitat Use by White Sands Pupfish
WEST’s Fawn Hornsby and Zoey Gustafson are co-authors on the recent publication “Occupancy Modeling of Habitat Use by White Sands Pupfish at the Malpais Spring Cienega, New Mexico” published in BioOne Complete.
You can access the publication here: https://bioone.org/journals/The-Southwestern-Naturalist/volume-63/issue-4/0038-4909-63-4-235/OCCUPANCY-MODELING-OF-HABITAT-USE-BY-WHITE-SANDS-PUPFISH-AT/10.1894/0038-4909-63-4-235.short
WEST in attendance at CanWEA
WEST, ULC is in attendance at 35th Annual CanWEA Conference and Exhibition in Calgary, Alberta this week. WEST Senior Ecologist Todd Mattson will be presenting “Wind Energy Effects on Bat Populations and Latest Management Tools”.