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College of Natural Resources

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1142
Moscow, ID 83844-1142

Phone: 208-885-8981

Fax: 208-885-5534

Email: cnr@uidaho.edu

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Janet Rachlow

Janet Rachlow, Ph.D.

Professor

Office

CNR 105B

Phone

208-885-9328

Mailing Address

Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1136
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1136

Degrees

  • National Science Foundation, NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship, Institute of Zoology, London
  • Ph.D. Ecology Evolution and Conservation Biology, University of Nevada Reno
  • M.S. Wildlife Management, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Research Interests

Behavioral ecology and conservation of mammals
Wildlife-habitat relationships
Ecology of sagebrush ecosystems
Science communication and advocacy

Milling, C.R., J.L. Rachlow, P.J. Olsoy, M.A. Chappell, T.R. Johnson, J.S. Forbey, L.A. Shipley, and D.H. Thornton. (in press) Habitat structure modifies microclimate: an approach for mapping fine-scale thermal refuge. Methods in Ecology and Evolution.

DeMay, S.M., P.A. Becker, J.L. Rachlow, and L.P. Waits. 2017. Genetic monitoring of an endangered species recovery: demographic and genetic trends for reintroduced pygmy rabbits. Journal of Mammalogy. 98:350-364.

Olsoy, P.J., L.A. Shipley, J.L. Rachlow, J.S. Forbey, N.F. Glenn, M.A. Burgess, and D.H. Thornton. 2017. Unmanned aerial systems measure structural habitat features for wildlife across multiple scales. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.12919.

McMahon, L.A., J.L. Rachlow, L.A. Shipley, J.S. Forbey, and T.R. Johnson. 2017. Habitat selection differs across hierarchical behaviors: selection of patches and intensity of patch use. Ecosphere. 8(11):e01993. doi:10.1002/ecs2.1993.

Milling, C.R., J.L. Rachlow, T.R. Johnson, J.S. Forbey, and L.A. Shipley. 2017. Seasonal variation in behavioral thermoregulation and predator avoidance in a small mammal. Behavioral Ecology. 28:1236–1247.

2015—Outstanding Researcher Award, College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho
2009—Alumni Award for Excellence, University of Idaho
2008—Ted Trueblood Communications Award for best professional presentation, Idaho Chapter of The Wildlife Society
2007—Outstanding Advisor Award, College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho
2006—Alumni Award for Excellence, University of Idaho
2005—Friends of the Leadore Ranger District Award, US Forest Service

  • Understanding the distribution of pygmy rabbits under the sage-grouse umbrella
  • Assessing functional properties of habitat and resource tradeoffs
  • Evaluating changes in the nutritional landscape for moose in northern Idaho
  • Quantifying opposing properties of cover: concealment and detection

Contact

College of Natural Resources

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1142
Moscow, ID 83844-1142

Phone: 208-885-8981

Fax: 208-885-5534

Email: cnr@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Natural Resources

google maps location