Rosa Palmer is a wildlife biologist with WEST in Houston, Texas. She grew up in Peru, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in 2004. Rosa moved to the U.S. in 2007 and received her Master of Science degree in Wildlife Conservation and Management from the University of Arizona in 2013. Rosa has over 15 years of experience doing research and studying wildlife in different countries. She has worked with a wide variety of mammalian and avian species, including endangered species, conducting studies in population dynamics, animal behavior, ecology, and conservation. She has over 10 scientific publications and serves as a peer reviewer for scientific journals.
Rosa worked as a field technician for WEST in 2013 for one year doing pre- and post-construction studies for wind energy projects and then came back to WEST in 2017. Rosa has extensive field and scientific research experience and is now coordinating field work for wildlife studies and assisting with project management on multiple wind energy facilities for different clients in the U.S., Mexico, and Latin America. Her strengths are also report writing and serving as third party reviewer in Spanish and English for WEST’s international and domestic clients.