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Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Seminars
Fall 2012


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

27-Aug

WEC Graduate student orientation

3-Sep

Holiday

10-Sep

Bette Loiselle, Professor, WEC and Director, Tropical Conservation and Development Program, UF
“Ecological interactions between frugivores and fleshy-fruited plants: lessons from the past and a look to the future”

17-Sep

Whit Gibbons, Senior Research Ecologist (Emeritus), Savannah River Ecology Lab
“Mysteries to Discoveries in the Hidden Biodiversity Around Us: Adventures with Reptiles and Amphibians”

24-Sep

Matt Trager, NEPA Coordinator, USDA Forest Service, National Forests of Florida
“Carabid beetle responses to herbicide application, shelterwood seed cut and insect defoliator outbreaks”

1-Oct

Dara Wald, Ph.D. student, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
“Public Perceptions of an Invasive Species: Factors Driving Support for the Management of Feral Cats”

8-Oct

Mike McCoy, Assistant Professor, Biology, Eastern Carolina University
“Complex life cycles link interactions across disparate ecosystems”

15-Oct

Scott Robinson, Katharine Ordway Professor of Ecosystem Conservation, Florida Museum of Natural History
“Environmental gradients and the maintenance of bird diversity in South America”

22-Oct

Ian McDonald, Professor, Biological Oceanography, Florida State University
“The oil is gone, now what? An incomplete status review for major ecosystem components”

29-Oct

Eric Hoffman, Associate Professor, Biology, University of Central Florida
“Ear of rabbit (S. palustris hefneri) and foot of newt (N. perstriatus): two ingredients in a conservation genetics tale”

5-Nov

Lora Smith, Associate Scientist, Jones Ecological Research Center, Ichauway
“Habitat partitioning at multiple scales in large upland snakes”

12-Nov

Holiday

19-Nov

Jason Rohr, Associate Professor, Integrative Biology, University of South Florida
“The politics and research behind pollution, climate change, disease, and amphibian declines”

26-Nov

Matt Shirley, Ph.D. student, Wildlife Ecology and Conservaton
“Comparative Phylogeography of Central African Crocodiles”

3-Dec

WEC MS Symposium