Sophie Gilbert’s Twitter feed as a place where you can directly engage with the lab’s science, and learn about fun, nerdy wildlife stuff.
The UI Fish & Wildlife Film Festival
The Gilbert Lab helps organize the annual Fish & Wildlife Film Festival, held at the historic Kenworthy Theatre in downtown Moscow, ID, and Dr. Gilbert is a co-founder of the event. Link
TV and Film
Written Media (Selected)
(2018) The Atlantic
Article on Dr. Sophie Gilbert’s twitter response to a viral video about a baby bear, discussing the costs and benefits of drones for wildlife.
“What appears to be a life-affirming triumph is really a cautionary tale about drones and wildlife”
(2018) National Geographic (online)
Coverage of Dr. Sophie Gilbert’s twitter response to a viral video about a baby bear, discussing the costs and benefits of drones for wildlife.
“As drones become smaller and cheaper, experts urge people to use caution when flying near wild animals like this brown bear and her cub”
(2016) New York Times
Coverage of our work estimating the economic benefit that cougars provide by killing over-abundant deer that would have been hit by cars had they not been predated. Link
“Cougars can kill hundreds of deer over the course of their lives, leading some scientists to argue that restoring them to 19 states with large populations of deer could prevent automobile-deer collisions.”