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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

UF/IFAS Wildlife Ecology Professor Receives Teaching Award

Gainesville, Fla. — Steven Johnson, associate professor of wildlife ecology and conservation in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS), received the Excellence in College and University Teaching Award for Food and...
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WEC Student Aims to Uncover Interactions of T. cruzi parasite and Florida Wildlife

Carson Torhorst studies Trypanosoma cruzi (T. cruzi), a parasite found in Triatomine bugs ("kissing bugs") under the guidance of Dr. Samantha Wisely. Importance of T. cruzi research T. cruzi is a...
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Speaking up to protect transgender youth

Florida is working to block consensus standards for medical care for transgender youth. Our IDEA Committee led a group of >600 members ...
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