Jared D. Wolfe

jdwolfe *at* mtu.edu

Assistant Professor

College of Forest Resources & Environmental Science

Michigan Technological University

Research Associate

Wildlife Department

Humboldt State University

Research Associate

Klamath Bird Observatory


PhD, Louisiana State University, 2014

MSc, Humboldt State University, 2010

BSc, Humboldt State University, 2006

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Lab Members

Tiff DeGroote, PhD student

(co-advised with Dr. Kristin Brzeski)

Research: Biodiversity assessments and conservation in central African Protected Areas.


Maria "Lulu" Ferrer, MSc student

(co-advised with Dr. Kristin Brzeski & Dr. David Flaspohler)

Research: Dynamics of avian malaria in northern Michigan.

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Seth Finkel, MSc student 

(co-advised with Dr. David Flaspohler)

Research: Response of Ruffed Grouse to dissimilar forestry management practices.


Breanna Gusick, MSc student

Research: Effects of different silviculture treatments on small mammal diversity in northern hardwoods.

Tony Lammers, MSc student

Research: Winter range expansion of songbird communities in North America.

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MSc student, Bre Gusick, discussing her trapping techniques used to assess small mammal communities across different silviculture prescriptions

Samuel Lopes Oliveira, PhD student

(co-advised with Dr. David Flaspohler)

Research: Assessing migrant bird communities in Mexican oil palm plantations, and determining the efficacy of using carbon offsets to conserve migrant birds on their tropical wintering grounds.

Tori Engler, Undergraduate student, alumni

Research: Assessing Eastern red-backed salamander (Plethodon cinereus) survival and physiological condition across different silviculture prescriptions in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. 


PhD student, Sam Oliveira, introduces his research focused on assessing the value of forest fragments for Wood Thrush across the Caribbean Slope of Costa Rica -- an area dominated by pineapple farming.

Andrew Wiegardt, MSc student (Humboldt State University) alumni

Research: Epigenetic action of forest-dwelling birds along a disturbance gradient in Equatorial Guinea, Central Africa.

Read Andrew's thesis here.


USDA Forest Service
Pacific Southwest Research Station