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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-IDEA Letter to Students Jun2020

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WEC Blog

Exit Interview: Zach Steele

Zach Steele is a recent WEC MS graduate who completed his program in summer 2020. He successfully defended his thesis entitled “Understanding Public Perception, Support for Management Actions, and Knowledge of Non-Native...
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Honoring the Late George Tanner, WEC Professor Emeritus

  George Tanner, Professor Emeritus, of the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation died on Saturday, August 1 after a short battle with cancer. He received a BS and MS from the University of Central Florida and a PhD from Texas...
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Pest Management in Deer Farming: First Steps Toward Best Practices

Deer on farms may be kept in pens (left) or free roaming (right). Penned deer are typically high-value animals that are used for breeding, whereas free-roaming deer are more often used to...
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