Alpine ecology and climate change

New research published on climate refuges

Dr. Anna Chalfoun and PhD candidate Embere Hall publish new research

New research published on evolutionary traps

Dr. Chalfoun publishes new research on evolutionary traps.

Undergraduate researcher in Coop receives A&S Outstanding Grad award!

Rhainnon Jakopak, a recent graduate of the University of Wyoming, completed undergraduate research projects in both the Chalfoun lab and the Monteith shop.

brewer's sparrow nestlings

Recent media coverage of research on songbirds and energy development

A 7-year long study on sagebrush songbirds nesting on gas fields in western Wyoming seeks to understand why nests fail more frequently in areas with more habitat loss from energy development.

Research published on grassland songbirds and wind development

Anika Mahoney and Dr. Anna Chalfoun are the authors of a new study entitled “Reproductive success of Horned Lark and McCown’s Longspur in relation to wind energy infrastructure.”

Matthew Hethcoat

Matthew Hethcoat wins the Outstanding Thesis Award from UW

Former Chalfoun lab member, Matthew Hethcoat, whose thesis focused on understanding mechanisms underlying decreased songbird nest survival with surrounding natural gas development was nominated and selected for the 2015 Outstanding Thesis Award from the University of Wyoming. Congrats Matt!

Chalfoun Students Win WY-TWS Awards

The Wyoming Chapter of The Wildlife Society recognized Matt Hethcoat and Anicka Kratina-Hathaway, both students of Dr. Anna Chalfoun…

Embere and Jason Awarded Scholarships

Embere Hall and Jason Carlisle, both PhD students of Dr. Anna Chalfoun, were among students recognized at the annual Department of Zoology…

Dr. Chalfoun Receives Presidential Early Career Award

Dr. Chalfoun Receives Presidential Early Career Award

Dr. Anna Chalfoun was recently awarded a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)–the U.S.