Presentations

Lectures, Talks, and Panels:

Not Just Powered by Sugar: The Energetic Strategies of Hummingbirds. April 14th, 2021. Seattle Audubon Society. Seattle, WA.

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Sanderfoot, O. V. 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. (Oral Presentation)

Sanderfoot, O. V. 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. (Oral Presentation)

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)

Sanderfoot, O. V. 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. (Oral Presentation)

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

Sanderfoot, O. V. 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. (Oral Presentation)

Sanderfoot, O. V. and T. Holloway. A bird’s-eye view of air pollution: how common ground-level pollutants may impact avian life. December 9th, 2016. Nelson Institute Brownbag Seminar Series. Madison, WI. (Oral Presentation)

Posters:

Lingle, A., J. Masura, O. V. Sanderfoot, B. Gardner, and S. Converse. Assessing microplastic concentrations in sand samples from a remote atoll in the South Pacific: A pilot study. University of Washington Undergraduate Research Symposium. May 17th, 2019. (Poster)

Other:

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.