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Tag: UF Wildlife

Planning a Field Season in a Pandemic

Carrie De Jesus is a PhD Candidate in Dr. Samantha Wisely’s lab. For part of Carrie’s dissertation, she is studying how native reptiles in Florida play a role in the eco-epidemiology of Lyme disease. In Florida, lizards are… Read More

Modeling the Spread of Ticks—And the Diseases They Carry

Tick populations are on the move in the U.S. The lone star tick (Amblyomma americanum) is expanding its range westward into the Great Plains. Deer ticks (Ixodes scapularis), American dog ticks (Dermacentor variabilis), and Gulf Coast ticks (Amblyomma maculatum) are migrating… Read More

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Spring 2020 Scholarship and Award Winners

    SCHOLARSHIPS   Florida Wildlife Federation Scholarship The Florida Wildlife Federation (FWC) established a scholarship fund for graduate and undergraduate students in the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation. To qualify for this merit-based $1,000 scholarship, graduate… Read More