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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-IDEA Letter to Students Jun2020

COVID-19 Information and UF Research Status

WEC Blog

Alachua County Residents to Become Citizen Scientists for the iNaturalist City Nature Challenge

By Katrina Rossos Learning more about the species’ in your yard and neighborhood can be just as easy as stepping outside with your smartphone. This spring, the public—no matter their background—can become active ecologists in the READ MORE |  RELATED INFORMATION

Florida Master Naturalist Program Celebrates 20 Years

"For in the end, we will conserve only what we love. We will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught." - Baba Dioum These words, spoken in 1968 before the General Assembly of the READ MORE |  RELATED INFORMATION

NATA partners with Florida Park Service to offer first virtual Florida Fuels & Weather fire training

Last month, the Natural Areas Training Academy (NATA) was pleased to collaborate with the Florida Park Service (FPS) to offer for the very first time a 100% virtual Florida Fuels & Weather fire training. This training, typically...
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