Perched among the turbines, West Inc. technicians keep an eye out for eagles

Martin is an eagle watcher, a technician for West. Inc., which contracts with Wyoming’s largest utility company, Rocky Mountain Power, to keep watch for the giant birds of prey. His job is to sit alone in a tower for seven hours a day with binoculars in hand waiting for golden eagles, and the occasional bald eagle, to show up as a spot in the sky. When he spots them, Martin’s job is to shut down the turbines in their way.

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