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Wildlife Ecology and Conservation department

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation department

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Seminars Fall 2019

Most Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Seminars are held Mondays at 3:30PM, in 112 Newins-Ziegler Hall. A few seminars this semester have had a venue change due to space, please see below for details. Cookies and coffee are always served.

Aug. 26

Ben Baiser, University of Florida, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
"Community ecology in a rapidly changing world: From local interactions to broad-scale patterns"
Seminar Recording

Sep. 2

Labor day (No seminar)

Sep. 9

Fred Johnson, USGS Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Gainesville
"Climate Change & Pink Feet at the Top of the World"
Seminar Recording

Sep. 16

Bryan Kluever, USDA
"Leveraging human-wildlife conflict to inform applied and basic wildlife research"
Seminar Recording

Sep. 23

Jim Nichols, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, MD
"On the accumulation of evidence in programs of science and conservation"
Seminar to be held in McCarty G001
Seminar Recording

Sep. 30

Shripad Tuljapurkar, Stanford University (Merriell)
"Extremes and change: ecology in a non-stationary world"
* Seminar to be held in Reitz Auditorium *
Seminar Recording

Oct. 7

Stan Boutin, University of Alberta, Canada
"Plastic and evolutionary responses to rapid environmental change in a boreal seed eater, the North American red squirrel"
Seminar to be held in McCarty G001

Oct. 8 - Special Seminar

Conor McGowan, Assistant Unit Leader, Alabama Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
"Decision Support Science for Imperiled Species Management"
* Tuesday, October 8, 10:40 AM – 112 Newins Ziegler *

Oct. 14

Jessica Burnett, Science Analytics and Synthesis, Core Science Systems, US Geological Survey, Lakewood, CO
"Bridging the Gap Between Science and Decision Making through Software Development and Data Integration"

Oct. 21

Amanda Subalusky, UF Biology
"Wildlife Movements Connect Landscapes and Influence Ecosystem Function"
Seminar Recording

Oct. 28

Simona Picardi, PhD exit seminar
"Movement Ecology of Wood Storks in the Southeastern U.S."
Seminar Recording

Oct. 30 - Special Seminar

Mátyás Prommer, Herman Ottó Institute, Ministry of Agriculture, Budapest, Hungary
"Saker Falcon conservation across continents and elevational gradients"
* Seminar to be held in 376 Newins-Ziegler Hall, 12:00-1:00 pm *

Nov. 4

Rudy Boonstra, University of Toronto Scarborough, Canada
"The Pursuit of Generality: the Role of the Stress Axis in Mammals"
* Seminar to be held in McCarty G001 *

Nov. 7 - Special Seminar

Dr. Erik Verreynne, Khama Rhino Sanctuary and Orapa Game Park, Botswana
"Managing Botswana's Wildlife: Coexistence and Conservation"
* Seminar to be held in 376 Newins-Ziegler Hall, 12:00-1:00 pm *
Seminar Recording

Nov. 11

No Seminar (Veteran’s Day)

Nov. 18

Mike Conner, Jones Ecological Research Center
"Eat without Being Eaten: A Useful Concept for Studying and Managing Wildlife?"

Nov. 25

Wes Boone, PhD exit seminar
"Apples and oranges? The ecology, evolution, and genetic structuring of two sympatric small mammal species across an island-mainland landscape in southwest Florida"

Dec. 2

Joe Clark, US Geological Survey, Southern Appalachian Field Branch
"Conservation of Fragmented Bear Populations in the Southeast"

Dec. 9

WEC MS Students
WEC MS Symposium