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 ... READ MORE
Fiona Hogan is a fiscal assistant with the Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Department, leaving next week to work on her master's project in Mozambique. We interviewed her about her journey.
What's the story with your master's work?
When ... READ MORE
Brittany Bankovich is a GIS analyst at FWC. She went to undergrad at the University of Akron, where she was on the varsity swim team, and planned to become a veterinarian. After graduation, she took a series of interesting wildlife field volunteer ... READ MORE
Sheherazade, who goes by Shera, is a second year WEC MS student from Indonesia, advised by Dr. Holly Ober. She studies ecosystem services provided by flying foxes.
You only have one name! That’s so cool!
It’s one of a kind in the US!
It’s ... READ MORE
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 ... READ MORE
Dr. Hallett is a recent alumnus (SNRE PhD ’17), working with the support of the Jacksonville Zoo, Z4, the UN, UF, and USAID in Guyana.
What is your research about?
My dissertation research was about jaguars. We used camera traps ... READ MORE
Annie is a recently-graduated SNRE MS student. She currently works for her WEC graduate adviser, Dr. Bob McCleery.
What was your research on?
My official master’s research was on small mammal communities in southern African savannahs, ... READ MORE
A Gainesville native and WEC alumnus, Dr. Matt Burgess (WEC PhD ‘17; SNRE MS ‘08; BS ZOO ‘99) is the coordinator of UF’s Unmanned Aerial Systems Research Program (UASRP) and works with multiple groups of stakeholders involved in the ... READ MORE
Seminar Title: The invasive cane toad in Australia: impacts, control & mitigation
Dr. Sean Doody is an assistant professor at USFSP, working mainly with reptiles, but also amphibians, birds, and mammals.
He currently works on a wide range ... READ MORE
Gopher tortoises: A keystone species
Did you know that Gopher Tortoise Day is next week on April 10? This day strives to bring awareness to this protected and threatened species in Florida in an effort to encourage their conservation. Gopher ... READ MORE