WEST was founded in 1990 by its two principals, Dr. Dale Strickland and Dr. Lyman McDonald. Since then, WEST has grown to be one of the premier environmental and statistical consulting firms in the United States.Our employees make up the foundation of what has made WEST successful for over two decades and are integral to our continued success. Our blend of ecology and statistics combined with over 25 years of experience allow us to provide the highest level of professional consulting services.