How WEC Works: Eric Suarez

Eric Suarez (WEC BS ’10, MS ’15) is the is the Senior Nonnative Fish and Wildlife Biologist for the South Region for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission. He oversees all field operations related to nonnative species, in this… Read More

Exit Interview: Zach Holmes

Zach Holmes graduated with a BS in WEC this Spring. He had an active undergraduate career, outlined below, and was awarded the WEC department’s “Outstanding Professional Promise” award. What did you do while you were an undergrad here?… Read More

How WEC Works: Karen Bailey

Dr. Karen Bailey is a recent graduate from SNRE’s Interdisciplinary Ecology doctoral program. Her dissertation was titled “Drought Adaptation among Small-Scale Farmers in Swaziland: Understanding Relationships with Capital, Cognition, and Wellbeing”. Dr. Bailey was advised by Drs. Bob… Read More

Learn about wildfire prevention at the upcoming S-130/190 training hosted by NATA in August

Are you fire ready? Spaces are quickly filling up for the Basic Wildland Firefighter (S-130/190) training! This workshop is hosted by NATA and will take place in August in Gainesville. Last month, we blogged about the value of S-130/190… Read More

NATA’s entry-level fire workshop always looks great on job resume–register today for S-130/190!

The Natural Areas Training Academy (NATA) will be hosting Basic Wildland Firefighter (S-130/190) on August 14th through the 17th at the Doyle Conner Building in Gainesville, FL. This training serves to provide entry-level firefighter skills to participants and… Read More