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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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Kaylyn Cullen’s Internship Maintaining Mosquito Colonies was a ‘Biting’ Experience

Kaylyn Cullen, a UF senior in the Wildlife Ecology and Conservation department spent her summer internship managing mosquito colonies and working on an internship project that involved feeding blood meal to a certain mosquito species. One of the...
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NATA’s S-130/S-190/L-180 Basic Wildland Firefighter training sizzles with satisfaction

Overview NATA hosted S-130/S-190/L-180: Basic Wildland Firefighter training in Gainesville August 6-9 and is pleased to report it was very well-received! This training is always in demand by natural resource professionals, land...
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NATA sends out save-the-date for RX-410: Smoke Management Techniques

NATA is excited to announce that, for the first time in our history, we will be offering RX-410: Smoke Management Techniques on October 7-11, 2019. We expect a lot of interest in this training, which is why a save-the-date was sent out...
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