Matthew Hethcoat

Matt received his Master’s from the Zoology and Physiology Department at the University of Wyoming, based in the Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit in 2013.  Originally from western New York, Matt received his B.S. from Humboldt State University in Wildlife biology.   Since graduating from Humboldt Matt has worked on research projects around the world, including critically endangered Macaws in Bolivia, endangered Loggerhead Shrikes in California, Fairy-Wrens in Australia, and a montane bird community in Borneo.  He is currently pursuing a PhD at the University of Sheffield in remote sensing.


Hethcoat, M.G. and A.D. Chalfoun. 2015. Towards a mechanistic understanding of human-induced rapid environmental change: a case study linking energy development, nest predation and predators. Journal of Applied Ecology.  View PDF

Hethcoat, M.G. and A.D. Chalfoun. 2015. Energy development and avian nest survival in Wyoming, USA; A test of a common disturbance index. Biological Conservation 184: 327-334. View PDF