Photo by John Hayes

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Seminars
Spring 2012


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

9-Jan

Dr. Steve Lougheed, Queen's University
“Range dynamics, contact zones and the origins of diversity”

16-Jan

Holiday

23-Jan

The seminar for this day has been canceled

30-Jan

Dr. Josiah Townsend, UF
“Integrative taxonomy reveals an hotspot of amphibian diversity in the Chortis Block of Central America”

6-Feb

Dr. Mark Bonta, Delta State University
“Chortis Highlands: biodiversity, endemism, and ethnoecology”

13-Feb

Jacob Marlin
“An integrated approach to biodiversity conservation in Belize, re-discovering wild Harpy Eagles”

20-Feb

Prof. A. Monadjem, University of Swaziland
“Bats as biological pest control agents in African agro-ecosystems”

27-Feb

Dr. Robin Chazdon, University of Conneticut
“From pastures to forests: Successional dynamics of tropical rain forests”

5-Mar

Spring Break

12-Mar

Claudia Penaloza, US Goelogical Survey
“Amazon turtle harvest and refining manatee survival estimates, reality and simulation”

19-Mar

Dr. Emilio Bruna, WEC
“Plant demography in Brazil's Cerrado - a political, agricultural, and biological hotspot”

26-Mar

TBA

2-Apr

Santiago Espinosa, WEC PhD
TBA

9-Apr

Dr. Josh Miller, FLMNH, UF
“Retrieving historical ecological data from bones on landscapes: A non-invasive tool for land use planning and population management”

16-Apr

Dr. Jeff Gore (FWC), FL Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
“Perdido Key beach mouse: conservation of a chronically endangered species”