Rocky alumnus Joe Kawalec '21 studied woodpeckers using wooden replicas

Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021

For two years, Rocky alumnus Joe Kawalec ’21 studied the downy woodpecker for his senior thesis. When the pandemic brought campus to close, he adapted his research by placing replica woodpeckers in the forest near his home to learn how the bird’s plumage acts as natural camouflage. Read the story here.