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
Highlights of 2018 Annual Report It’s that time of year to reflect back on what the Natural Areas Training Academy (NATA) has achieved in 2018. It’s been quite a busy year! NATA offered 6 workshops (3 core… Read More
Kim Ledger is a WEC PhD student in the Wisely and Sayler labs. Work What is your research about? I am studying the ecology of ticks and the diseases they vector. My research and fieldwork is in southern… Read More