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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

English Major Erin Russell Embraces Wildlife as Tampa Zoo Intern

A passion for wildlife does not always mean you have to become a research or academic professional. Tampa resident Erin Russell, a University of Florida senior studying English, has always loved animals and sought for ways to incorporate her...
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Sarah Teman Rehabilitates Sick and Injured Seals at Summer Internship

University of Florida senior Sarah Teman said there was no precise moment when she fell in love with wildlife, but the self-proclaimed bookworm ventured to guess that the inspiration came from reading. “The Barnes and Noble nature section was...
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Sidney McFarland Explores NPS Jobs as a BioCorps Intern in Everglades National Park

“From camping under the stars, hiking through breathtaking canyons and vibrantly green forests, and catching salamanders, spiders, and other critters, I have grown up with a love for nature that can only be satisfied by pursuing a career in...
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