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Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Seminars - Fall 2007

All Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Seminars are held Mondays at 4:00PM, in 112 Newins-Ziegler Hall. Cookies and coffee are always served.

August 27

New graduate student welcome

September 3

Labor Day

September 10

Shannon Gowans, Eckerd College
“Bottlenose dolphins of Boca Ciega Bay: Estimating population size in a heterogeneous community”

September 17

Karl Didier, Wildlife Conservation Society
“Developing landscape-scale strategies for the conservation of biodiversity from the eastern steppe of Mongolia to the tropical forests of Guatemala”

September 24

Eric Keys, Geography, UF
“Conservation and Development: Problems with building win-win solutions in southeastern Mexico ”

October 1

Rodrigo Medellin, Instituto de Ecología, UNAM, Mexico City
“Indigenous groups, deserts, horns, and bats: three conservation stories from Mexico”

October 8

Kelly Zamudio, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell Univ.
“Sexual selection and population differentiation in spotted salamanders (Ambystoma maculatum)”

October 15

Jeff Vanzant, UCF
“Molecular ecology of Peromyscus polionotus”

October 22

Rafael Reyna, PhD Candidate - WEC
“Social ecology of white-lipped peccaries (Tayassu pecari) groups on the Calakmul Biosphere Reserve, Southern Mexico”

October 29

Susan Carr
“Description, classification, and restoration of longleaf pinelands in the Southeastern Coastal Plain”
This seminar will be at 10:30 AM.

Susan Walls, USGS, Florida Integrated Science Center, Gainesville
“Coping with Change: Amphibian Responses to Drought and Disease, Landscapes and Land Use”

November 5

Matt Reetz, PhD Candidate - WEC
“The Brown-headed Cowbird in Florida: patterns of parasitism and factors influencing distribution”

November 12


November 19

Richard Hamann, Associate in Law Center for Governmental Responsibility, Levin College of Law, UF

“The Status of Everglades Restoration”

November 26

Bob Bendick, The Nature Conservancy
“Current and Future Directions of The Nature Conservancy”
Please note that this seminar will be held in the AUDITORIUM on the 2nd floor of the REITZ Union.

December 3

MS symposium