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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 Blog

Samantha Hoskins Works with Oysters, Scallops as Nature Coast Biological Station Intern

Samantha Hoskins, a senior studying wildlife ecology and conservation, worked as an intern at the Nature Coast Biological Station. Originally from Fernandina Beach, Florida, she learned about the summer internship program through a post on...
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Shannon Summers Conducted Field Research as Tall Timbers Intern

Shannon Summers, a junior at University of Florida majoring in wildlife ecology and conservation worked as an intern over the summer at Tall Timbers Research Station in Tallahassee, Florida. She worked with Katie Hooker, a WEC Ph.D. candidate who...
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Carly Sharp Restores Maryland’s Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge

University of Florida senior Carly Sharp started out her career as a Gator majoring in pharmacy. After taking “Wildlife of Florida” as an elective class her first semester of school she decided to shift her course of study. “Simply put, I...
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