Photo by John Hayes

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Seminars
Spring 2019

All Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Seminars are held Mondays at 3:30PM, in 112 Newins-Ziegler Hall. Cookies and coffee are always served.

7 January

No Seminar, class meeting

14 January

Dr. Ken Meyer, Exectuvie Director, Avian Research and Conservation Institute
"Remote tracking and the conservation ecology of imperiled birds"
Website: http://arcinst.org/arci-staff-and-colleagues-2

21 January

Holiday No Seminar

28 January

Dr. Matt Betts, Professor of Landscape Ecology, Dept. of Forest Ecosystems and Society, Oregon State University
"How and why should we conserve forest biodiversity?"
Website: http://www.fsl.orst.edu/flel/

4 Febuary

Dr. Betsie Rothermel, Associate Research Biologist, Archbold Biological Station
"Demographic and behavioral responses of Gopher Tortoises to altered disturbance regimes in southern Florida"
Website: http://www.archbold-station.org/html/aboutus/staffpages/brothermel/brothermel.html

11 Febuary

Dr. Rob "Oz" Ossiboff, Clinical Assistant Professor, UF College of Veterniary Medicine
"Advancing herpetofaunal disease characterization and diagnosis"
Website: https://www.vetmed.ufl.edu/about-the-college/faculty-directory/robert-ossiboff/

18 Febuary

Dr. Liz Braun, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
"Fire, farming and the swamp: Bat conservation in a changing world"

25 Febuary

Silvio Marchini, University of São Paulo, Brazil
"People and wildlife: Planning for coexistence in a human-dominated world"
Website: https://www.esalqlemac.com/post-doctoral-research

4 March

Holiday Spring Break, No Seminar

11 March

Cassia Santos Camillo, WEC PhD Candidate
"Reproductive Ecology of Six-tubercled Amazon river turtle, Podocnemis sextuberculata, in Central Amazon, Brazil"

18 March

Dr. Rindy Anderson, Assistant Professor,Biological Sciences, Florida Atlantic University
TBA
Website: http://rindy1.wixsite.com/rindyandersonlab

25 March

Mauro Galetti, Departamento de Ecologia, Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Sao Paulo, Brazil
"Defaunation in the Anthropocene"
Website: https://www.maurogaletti.com/
Site for publications: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=8zr5fEMAAAAJ&hl=en

1 April

Wes Boone, WEC PhD Candidate
"Impacts of insularization on the ecology and genetics of rodents in southwest Florida"

8 April

Rashidah H. Farid, WEC PhD Candidate
"A Prairie Dog Tale: Population Ecology of Gunnison's Prairie Dog (Cynomys gunnisoni)"

15 April

Wesley Anderson, WEC PhD Candidate
"Impacts of wild pigs (Sus scrofa) on amphibians and wetlands across a Florida rangeland"

22 April

WEC MS Students
MS Symposium