WEA can perform surveys for any terrestrial wildlife species including state and federally- listed species and other species of special concern. All surveys are conducted by qualified and experienced biologists with training and permits for special-status species as needed. WEA uses state-of-the art equipment including infra-red cameras and night scopes, ultrasonic bat detectors, parabolic and pressure zone microphones, GPS / PPT satellite transmitters, and the latest analytical computer software. Both short and long-term monitoring programs can be developed for assessing species responses to natural and / or anthropogenic changes including, but not limited to, climate change, resource development programs (e.g. wind, solar, hydroelectric, forest management, oil and gas extraction), and urban and rural development projects.
WEA’s survey and monitoring services include:
Reconnaissance and protocol level surveys for rare, threatened, and endangered species
Visual / acoustic surveys for birds, amphibians, reptiles, small mammals, and insects
Live capture, tagging and monitoring of wildlife and birds (raptors, game birds, migrants etc.)
GPS satellite telemetry tracking
Bioacoustic monitoring of bats and night migrating birds
Camera / bait station monitoring of predators and scavengers