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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

How WEC Works: Marcus Lashley

Assistant Professor Marcus Lashley is interested in disturbance ecology and how plant community structure influences interactions between competitors and predator-prey dynamics. He received a Bachelor of Science in forestry with wildlife...
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Two NATA workshops open for registration this month

Overview Is one of your New Year's resolutions to become a better land manager? Are you interested in learning how to manage for biodiversity at the properties you oversee? Curious about how to conduct a rapid site assessment? Consider...
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Highlights of 2019 NATA Annual Report

2019 summary We are pleased to share that 2019 was the 20th year of operation for the Natural Areas Training Academy (NATA)! More participants attended workshops this year than ever before! We hosted 8 workshops this calendar...
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