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Shelly Johnson


Dr. Shelly Johnson is the State Specialized Agent in natural resources with IFAS Extension and affiliate faculty in the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the University of Florida; she is the statewide coordinator for the Natural Areas Training Academy (NATA), FL Youth Naturalist Program, EmpowerU Florida, Talk Nature with Me, Nature Knowledge, and other natural resources extension programming and applied research. Her education and professional background is in wildlife ecology, forest habitat, and conservation biology; field experience with wildlife includes the western US, Florida, and tropical ecosystems abroad. She received a PhD from the University of Florida, Certificate in Tropical Conservation and Development, MS from Northern Arizona University, and BS from the University of Idaho.

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