Meredith Rodriguez is a project manager and bat biologist with over eight years of experience working on field studies throughout the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean. Meredith has a M.S. in Biology from the University of Western Ontario, where she studied under the direction of Dr. M. Brock Fenton. She has worked extensively with acoustics and R and has experience working on a wide range of field projects, including fatality studies and biological inventories, with an emphasis on renewable energy projects. Meredith also has experience leading surveys for bats in abandoned hard rock, coal, and uranium mines and making mine closure recommendations based on observed signs and patterns of use. In addition to her experience working with birds and bats, Meredith has experience conducting surveys for many special status species, including San Joaquin kit fox, giant kangaroo rats, Townsend’s big-eared bats, burrowing owls, California red-legged frogs, and California tiger salamanders.
As a project manager at WEST’s Bloomington office, Meredith will be managing pre-construction and post-construction wind projects throughout Indiana and Illinois.