Dr. Rashidah H. Farid is a recent WEC PhD graduate and president of UF Natural Resources Diversity Initiative (NRDI). What is your research on? My dissertation explores the intersection of sociality and its impact on demography in Gunnison’s… Read More
Justin Gude is the Wildlife Research & Technical Bureau Chief for Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks. He graduated with his BS at WEC in 2000, and later with his MS from Montana State University. How did you become… Read More
Miguel Acevedo is an assistant professor at WEC, studying quantitative population ecology. Work What is your research on? I’m very interested in understanding the drivers of speies distributions and wildlife vector-borne diseases. To understand the drivers of species… Read More
Calling all burners who have already taken S-130/190! Interested in expanding your wildland fire background? Registration is now open for 2 wildland fire trainings this coming June– S-131 Firefighter Type I and S-215 Fire Operations in the Wildland… Read More
Overview A spell of good weather in the form of sunny skies and cool temperatures set the scene for this year’s Managing for Diversity workshop held at Morningside Nature Center in Gainesville. This workshop is geared towards land managers interested… Read More
Cat Frock is a WEC PhD candidate. Her adviser is Dr. Bob McCleery. Work How did you get into wildlife? Do you have an origin story? I didn’t decide on doing this as a career until I was… Read More
Exit Interview Prescillia Putri is a recent WEC MS graduate. We spoke with her about her life, research, and plans for her future in Indonesian conservation. What did you study for your MS? I studied mammalian occurrence in… Read More
Interested in managing visitors and volunteers in the natural area you work? NATA has the workshop for you!
Are you a land manager looking to acquire skills in volunteer management? Do you work in a natural area that supports visitors? Do you want to become a better interpreter?
Calling all natural resource professionals! Register now for the Managing for Diversity Across Florida’s Unique Landscapes workshop held at
My name is Kristina, and I am nearly finished with my PhD through the Wildlife Ecology and Conservation department at University of Florida. During this process, I’ve made an immense transition in my career that is surprising… Read More