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

WEC Seminars: Jennifer Moore

Seminar Title: Wildlife poaching, ranger patrols, and chimps informing conservation practices in Rwanda Jennifer Moore is a WEC PhD candidate. She studied poaching and ways to mitigate its negative impacts in wildlife in the Nyungwe National Park in Rwanda. This is… Read More

How WEC Works: Annie Loggins

Annie is a recently-graduated SNRE MS student. She currently works for her WEC graduate adviser, Dr. Bob McCleery. Work What was your research on? My official master’s research was on small mammal communities in southern African savannahs, and… Read More