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Wildlife Ecology and Conservation department

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation department

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Seminars - Spring 2024

Seminar Leads:  Katie Sieving, Ethan White, Lameace Hussein    

Room 112 Newins-Ziegler Hall & Zoom

WEC events – speakers/events handled by Sieving and White (via email).

Seminars begin at 3:30 PM


NRDI events - speakers/events handled by Hussein (via email & Instagram and Twitter)

Seminars begin at 4 PM

Faculty Lab events – speaker schedules will be handled by the faculty member listed, use the contact email provided for info and speaker schedule.

To schedule an open date: Contact seminar leads


Jan 8th             



Jan 22nd          

(NRDI) Dr. Hollis-Ann Stewart (DVM) 
"Becoming a Wildlife Vet"
Seminar will be at 4pm
Seminar Recording


Jan 29th          

(NRDI) Dr. Christine Wilkinson, University of California, Berkeley 
"Carnivore Ecology"
Seminar will be at 4pm


Feb 5th            

(NRDI) Dr. Sinlan Poo, Arkansas State University
"Women in Herpetology"
Seminar will be at 4pm

Feb 12th                 

(Austin Lab) Dr. John Hargrove, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Eagle Fish Genetics Lab
"Management and conservation of salmon and steelhead in the Pacific Northwest: a molecular perspective"
Seminar will be at 3:30 pm – contact for speaker scheduling.
Seminar Recording


Feb 19th         

(WEC) Robinson Botero-Arias, WEC PhD Candidate
The Revival of the Black Caiman: The Role of Protected Areas in the Recovery and Conservation of an Endangered Species
Seminar Recording


Feb 26th         

(WEC) Diego Santiago-Alarcon, University of South Florida
“Parasite ecology across environmental gradients


Mar 4th          

(WEC) Danny Karp, University of California Davis
“Harmonizing biodiversity conservation with food production across working landscapes”
Seminar Recording


Mar 11th    

Spring Break, No Seminar


Mar 18th



Mar 25th                



April 1st         

(WEC) Keenan Adams, US Forest Service, Puerto Rico
The Connection between Community-based Economic Development and the North American Wildlife Conservation Model”
Seminar Recording


April 8th         

(WEC) Elina Garrison, Becky Peters, FL Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
"Whitetail Tales: A Journey Into Deer Research and Management in Florida"
Seminar Recording

April 15th       



April 22nd      

(WEC) MS Symposium
Seminar Recording


WEC Seminar Archive