Wildlife Ecology and Conservation department

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation department

WILDLIFE ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION

The mission of the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation is to foster education, expand knowledge, and reward scholarship, using multi-disciplinary approaches, for the purpose of understanding, managing, and conserving biological resources. The primary goal of our teaching, research, and extension programs is to develop and communicate the knowledge necessary for enhancing the conservation and management of wildlife and their habitats for the greatest aesthetic, ecological, economic, and recreational values.

WEC Blog

How WEC Works: Miguel Acevedo

Miguel Acevedo is an assistant professor at WEC, studying quantitative population ecology. Work What is your research on? I’m very interested in understanding the drivers of speies distributions and wildlife...
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Registration now open for S-131 and S-215 fire trainings

Calling all burners who have already taken S-130/190! Interested in expanding your wildland fire background? Registration is now open for 2 wildland fire trainings this coming June-- S-131 Firefighter Type I and S-215 Fire Operations in the...
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NATA’s Managing for Diversity workshop a success in Gainesville

Overview A spell of good weather in the form of sunny skies and cool temperatures set the scene for this year’s Managing for Diversity workshop held at Morningside Nature Center in Gainesville. This workshop is geared towards land managers...
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