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Hostetler Lab Shows How City Forests and Residential Areas Can Benefit Birds


May 18, 2021

By Katrina Rossos Often ignored, cities contain many small forest fragments and residential areas that offer tree canopy cover and a variety of native plants, which are both ideal environments for an array of species. “It’s evolved over ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Birds, Department Of Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, UF/IFAS Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, Wildlife, Wildlife Ecology

Alachua County Residents to Become Citizen Scientists for the iNaturalist City Nature Challenge


March 2, 2021

By Katrina Rossos Learning more about the species’ in your yard and neighborhood can be just as easy as stepping outside with your smartphone. This spring, the public—no matter their background—can become active ecologists in the ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: #WEC, Conservation, INaturalist, Natural Resources, UF Wildlife, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife Ecology, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

Nathaniel Owenby Learns Wildlife Damage Practices through USDA Wildlife Service Internship and Job


October 5, 2020

By Katrina Rossos University of Florida senior Nathaniel Owenby spent the summer interning with the USDA Wildlife Service. Originally from Lexington, North Carolina, the wildlife ecology and conservation major became a member of the USDA Wildlife ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: UF, UF Wildlife, Wildlife, Wildlife Ecology, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

SNRE Student Creates Nordmanns’ Greenshank Species Account for Cornell Lab of Ornithology


September 21, 2020

Philipp Maleko is a master’s student in interdisciplinary ecology with the School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE). In summer 2019, Maleko was a member of a research team that discovered the nest of an endangered Russian shorebird, ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: #WEC, UF Wildlife, Wildlife, Wildlife Ecology, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

Planning a Field Season in a Pandemic


June 12, 2020

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 important hosts ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: UF Wildlife, Wildlife Disease, Wildlife Ecology, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

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