Social Media

Twitter

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.


Annual Events

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

(2018) PBS and Idaho Public Television’s Science Trek

Dr. Sophie Gilbert talks about her work as a wildlife biologist, researcher, and educator at the University of Idaho. Link

 

Podcasts

 

(2018) Randy Newburg’s Hunt Talk Radio

A great time talking Sitka black-tailed deer in Alaska, research, and hunting with Randy Newburg and his crew, along with Dr. Jim Baichtal. Link

 

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.”