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Wildlife Ecology and Conservation department

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation department

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Seminars Fall 2020

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Seminars will be held virtually this semester, please see the email announcements for meeting information. Seminars will be recorded and available on this page each week.

Aug. 31

Informational meeting and sign up

Sep. 7


Sep. 14

Ana Longo, Department of Biology, University of Florida
"More than scratching the surface: Species interactions in the amphibian skin"
Seminar Recording

Sep. 21

Phil Hahn, Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida
"Understanding intraspecific variation in plant defense: rethinking the trade-off paradigm"
Seminar Recording

Sep. 28

Hugh Possingham, The Nature Conservancy and the Vice-chancellors Senior Research Fellow, The University of Queensland
"Innovative conservation interventions by The Nature Conservancy"

Oct. 5

Conor McGowan, USGS Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
"Science support for endangered species management decisions"

Oct. 12

Rodolfo Jaffe, Vale Institute of Technology: Sustainable Development
"Landscape genomic applications to the conservation of Amazon biodiversity"

Oct. 19

Vratika Chaudhary, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida

Oct. 26

Cristina Banks-Leite, Imperial College of London
"The biogeography of landscape ecology"

Nov. 2

Elise Zipkin, Michigan State University
"Why are monarch butterflies declining?"

Nov. 9

Tomás Carlo-Joglar, Penn State University
"The role of frugivore behavior in structuring tropical plant communities"

Nov. 16

Kerrie Wilson, Institute for Future Environments, The University of Queensland
"Better decision making for ecological restoration"

Nov. 23

Kaitlyn Gaynor, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis
"Sharing space on a crowded planet: Spatiotemporal responses of wildlife to human disturbance and predation risk"

Nov. 30

Kate Langwig, Virginia Tech University
"Ecology, impacts, and persistence in infectious diseases of wildlife"

Dec. 7

Master’s Symposium