Presentations

Conference and Guest Lectures*:

*Asterisk indicates first or presenting author.

O. V. Sanderfoot*, M. Schrimpf*, N. Koper, and B. Gardner. Effects of COVID-19 lockdowns on migratory and backyard birds: A review of research approaches and comparative results. August 11th, 2021. 2021 Joint Meeting of the American Ornithological Society and Society of Canadian Ornithologists. (Conference Presentation)

O. V. Sanderfoot*. Birding for Cleaner Skies: Leveraging community science to learn about how air pollution impacts birds. May 25th, 2021. Sun Prairie Rotary Club. Sun Prairie, WI. (Public Lecture)

O. V. Sanderfoot*. Tuning Into Birdsong: The science and solace of birding. May 11th, 2021. Music, Birdsong, and the Limits of the Human, University of Washington School of Music. Seattle, WA. (Guest Lecture)

O. V. Sanderfoot*. Join the Flock! Learn How Ornithologists Use Community Science Data and How to Get Involved. April 3rd, 2021. King County Library System. Seattle, WA. (Public Lecture)

O. V. Sanderfoot*. Canary in a Coal Mine, Revisited: Emerging evidence of air pollution as an overlooked threat to birds. December 7th, 2020. Washington Ornithological Society. Seattle, WA. (Public Lecture)

O. V. Sanderfoot*. Fire, Smoke, & Song: Exploring the impact of particle pollution on bird observations and acoustic activity. October 15th, 2020. University of Washington School of Environmental & Forest Sciences. Seattle, WA. (General Exam)

O. V. Sanderfoot*. Song & Sky: Investigating air pollution impacts on bird communities. July 9th, 2020. Wildlife in the Modern World, University of Washington School of Environmental & Forest Sciences. Seattle, WA. (Guest Lecture)

O. V. Sanderfoot*. Impacts of air pollution on birds in a rapidly changing climate. January 27th, 2020. Wildlife in the Modern World, University of Washington School of Environmental & Forest Sciences. Seattle, WA. (Guest Lecture)

O. V. Sanderfoot*. Canary in the coal mine: Quantifying the impact of exposure to health-damaging air pollutants on avian communities. October 7th, 2019. Biology & Conservation of Birds, University of Washington School of Environmental & Forest Sciences. Seattle, WA. (Guest Lecture)

O. V. Sanderfoot* and B. Gardner. Smoke Signals: How elevated particulate levels during the wildfire season impacted bird observations in Washington State. October 3rd, 2019. American Fisheries Society & The Wildlife Society Joint Conference. Reno, NV. (Conference Presentation)

B. Gardner*, S. Bassing, T. Ganz, L. Prugh, T. Roussin, O. V. Sanderfoot, L. Satterfield, and A. Wirsing. Smoke on the Water, Fire in the Sky: Quantifying the Effects of Smoke Pollution on Large Mammal Movement and Detection. October 3rd, 2019. American Fisheries Society & The Wildlife Society Joint Conference. Reno, NV. (Conference Presentation)

O. V. Sanderfoot* and B. Gardner. Canary in the coal mine: Quantifying the impact of exposure to health-damaging air pollutants on avian communities. March 2nd, 2018. University of Washington School of Environmental & Forest Sciences Graduate Student Symposium. Seattle, WA. (Conference Presentation)

O. V. Sanderfoot*. A bird’s-eye view of air pollution: The impacts of health-damaging air pollutants on avifauna. May 3rd, 2017. University of Wisconsin – Madison Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. Madison, WI. (Thesis Defense)

O. V. Sanderfoot* and T. Holloway. A bird’s-eye view of air pollution: How avifauna may be impacted by health-damaging air pollutants. April 18th, 2017. Nelson Institute Earth Day Conference. Madison, WI. (Conference Presentation)

O. V. Sanderfoot* and T. Holloway. A bird’s-eye view of air pollution: How birds are impacted by health-damaging air pollutants. April 2nd, 2017. Wisconsin Festival of Ideas. Madison, WI. (Guest Lecture

Symposia & Panels

The “Anthropause” as a natural experiment: Leveraging ornithological studies during the COVID-19 lockdowns to develop conservation strategies for a post-pandemic world. August 2022. Symposium at the 2022 International Ornithological Congress. (Co-chair)

Lessons Learned In Lockdown: Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Birds. August 11th, 2021. Symposium at the Joint Meeting of the American Ornithological Society and Society of Canadian Ornithologists. (Co-chair)

Not Just Powered by Sugar: The Energetic Strategies of Hummingbirds. April 14th, 2021. Panel hosted by Seattle Audubon and West Coast Birders. Seattle, WA. (Co-organizer & Moderator)

Expect the Unexpected: The Adventures of Nelson Institute Alumni. April 5th, 2017. Panel hosted by the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. Madison, WI. (Panelist)

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Expert Testimony: House Environment & Energy Committee Public Hearing on House Bill 1110. January 15th, 2019. Olympia, WA.

Expert Testimony: Puget Sound Clean Air Agency Board of Directors Meeting. November 15th, 2018. Seattle, WA.