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: Rashidah Farid

Dr. Rashidah  H. Farid is a recent WEC PhD graduate and president of UF Natural Resources Diversity Initiative (NRDI). What is your research on? My dissertation explores the intersection of sociality and its impact on...
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Wild Careers: Justin Gude

Justin Gude is the Wildlife Research & Technical Bureau Chief for Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks. He graduated with his BS at WEC in 2000, and later with his MS from Montana State University. How did you become...
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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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