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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.

 

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Highlights of NATA 2021 annual report

NATA leadership changes This was the 22nd year of operation for the Natural Areas Training Academy (NATA). The year was marked by several significant changes. As mentioned in a previous blog post, we said farewell to Dr. Holly...
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NATA hosts first core workshop since start of pandemic

NATA was thrilled to be able to offer its first core workshop since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Managing for Diversity across Florida's Unique...
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Soaring to success in wildlife ecology and conservation

Sylvia Van Boskirk’s heart has been set on becoming an ecologist and conservationist since she applied to the University of Florida. Through opportunities at UF, Van Boskirk has thrived both academically and socially, and is even more excited...
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