Jeremy Sheets

Senior Wildlife Biologist, Vice President

Jeremy Sheets, Senior Wildlife Biologist at Orbis Environmental Consulting examines a bat caught during a bat field survey

Jeremy Sheets, Senior Wildlife Biologist, Vice President at Orbis Environmental Consulting

Jeremy is a founding member and directs wildlife management services for Orbis. He has 20 years of experience conducting various wildlife surveys with emphasis on bat ecology and urban wildlife management. He is experienced in managing wildlife projects on wind facilities, pipelines, road ways, army bases, and airports and is proficient in wildlife management/control techniques, wildlife identification, threatened and endangered species, and surveying and analysis techniques of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and insects. Jeremy is also skilled in field data collection and analysis.

Jeremy is one of approximately 60 certified Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Qualified Airport Wildlife Biologists who develops Wildlife Hazard Assessments (WHA) and Wildlife Hazard Management Plans (WHMP) for airports, and has completed several WHAs since the completion of his training.

Jeremy has identified bats for 16 years and is federally permitted to conduct surveys in USFWS Regions 3, 4, 5, and 6.  His work in this field has included acoustic surveys, mist-netting, portal surveys, and radio telemetry. He is familiar with 13 species of bats and has conducted bat surveys in ten states including: Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York. Jeremy can visually identify most Midwestern bat calls using standard bat acoustic techniques and is proficient with automated acoustic software.


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