Wildlife Ecology and Conservation department

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation department

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Seminars Spring 2018

All Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Seminars are held Mondays at 3:30PM, in 112 Newins-Ziegler Hall. Cookies and coffee are always served.


7 January

No Seminar, class meeting

14 January

Dr. Ken Meyer, Executive Director, Avian Research and Conservation Institute
"Remote tracking and the conservation ecology of imperiled birds"
Website: http://arcinst.org/arci-staff-and-colleagues-2
Seminar Recording

21 January

Holiday No Seminar

28 January

Dr. Matt Betts, Professor of Landscape Ecology, Dept. of Forest Ecosystems and Society, Oregon State University
"How and why should we conserve forest biodiversity?"
Website: http://www.fsl.orst.edu/flel/
Seminar Recording

4 Febuary

Dr. Betsie Rothermel, Associate Research Biologist, Archbold Biological Station
"Demographic and behavioral responses of Gopher Tortoises to altered disturbance regimes in southern Florida"
Website: http://www.archbold-station.org/html/aboutus/staffpages/brothermel/brothermel.html
Seminar Recording

11 Febuary

Dr. Rob "Oz" Ossiboff, Clinical Assistant Professor, UF College of Veterinary Medicine
"Advancing herpetofaunal disease characterization and diagnosis"
Website: https://www.vetmed.ufl.edu/about-the-college/faculty-directory/robert-ossiboff/
Seminar Recording

18 Febuary

Dr. Liz Braun, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
"Fire, farming and the swamp: Bat conservation in a changing world"
Seminar Recording

25 Febuary

Silvio Marchini, University of São Paulo, Brazil
"People and wildlife: Planning for coexistence in a human-dominated world"
Website: https://www.esalqlemac.com/post-doctoral-research

4 March

Holiday Spring Break, No Seminar

11 March

Cassia Santos Camillo, WEC PhD Candidate
"Reproductive Ecology of Six-tubercled Amazon river turtle, Podocnemis sextuberculata, in Central Amazon, Brazil"
Seminar Recording

18 March

Dr. Rindy Anderson, Assistant Professor,Biological Sciences, Florida Atlantic University
"A tale of two sparrows: song, reliability, and the evolution of animal communication systems"
Website: http://rindy1.wixsite.com/rindyandersonlab
Seminar Recording

25 March

Mauro Galetti, Departamento de Ecologia, Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Sao Paulo, Brazil
"Defaunation in the Anthropocene"
Website: https://www.maurogaletti.com/
Site for publications: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=8zr5fEMAAAAJ&hl=en
Seminar Recording

1 April

No seminar this week.

8 April

Rashidah H. Farid, WEC PhD Candidate
"A Prairie Dog Tale: Population Ecology of Gunnison's Prairie Dog (Cynomys gunnisoni)"
Seminar Recording

15 April

Jason Byrd, Associate Director of the Maples Center for Forensic Science, UF
"CSI: Animals. The Forensic Science and Medicine of animal cruelty and wildlife crime"

22 April

WEC MS Students
MS Symposium
Seminar Recording