Anna Pidgeon selected for Vilas Faculty Mid-Career Investigator Award

Pidgeon_Anna_LargeForest and wildlife ecology associate professor Anna Pidgeon, an expert on avian ecology and landscape ecology, was recently selected to receive a Vilas Faculty Mid-Career Investigator Award. The award provides $100,000 in flexible research funds over two academic years.

Pidgeon’s areas of expertise include bird-habitat relationships, human impacts on wildlife, Wisconsin terrestrial vertebrates, and conservation biology and planning.

Pidgeon is also co-leader of campus’ Spatial Analysis for Conservation and Sustainability (SILVIS) Lab, which engages in research projects on ecology, conservation and natural resource management.