Our Group


Dr. Motti Charter ד''ר מוטי צ'רטר

Head of the Charter Group of Wildlife Ecology

Senior researcher at the Shamir Research Institute and senior lecturer at the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Haifa

Noam Sommerfeld

Group field and lab technician

Responsible for coordinating research projects.

Dana Klein

Education, citizen science, and outreach technician

In charge of citizen science barn owl educational project

Dor Keshet

MSc student of University of Haifa

MSc student of University of Haifa, co-supervised by Prof. Ido Izhaki. Studies the effect of farming practices, predators and rodenticides on rodent populations in agriculture.

Gabe Rozman

MSc student of Hebrew University

MSc student of Hebrew University in the lab of Prof Ran Nathan (MSc student of Hebrew University) and co-supervised by Motti Charter. Gabe is studying movement ecology in barn owls.

Ela Avidor

Field technician

Responsible for using great tits in biological pest control of coddling moth study.

Haitham Ezzy

MSc student from University of Haifa

MSc student from the Department of Geography and Environmental Science of University of Haifa and co-supervised with Dr. Anna Brook. Studies how remote sensing can assist in applied rodent control in agriculture.