Photo by John Hayes

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Seminars
Spring 2013

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

Jan. 7

Brian Silliman, University of Florida, Biology Department
“Resilience and Degradation in Louisiana marshes following the BP oil spill”

Jan. 14

W. James Loughry, Valdosta State University
“The Nine-Banded Armadillo: The Very Model of a Modern Major Mammal”

Jan. 21

MLK DAY No Seminar

Jan. 28

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

Feb. 4

Fangyuan Hua, University of Florida
“Trait-mediated effects of predation risk: how does it influence forest bird - habitat relationships?”

Feb. 11

Ana Carnaval, City College of New York
“Climate change and biodiversity patterns: past, present, and future”

Feb. 18

Jason K. Blackburn, University of Florida Geography Department & The Emerging Pathogens Institute
“Anthrax in wildlife: practical applications of spatial modeling, telemetry and ecology to disease management”

Feb. 25

Walter Jetz, Yale University

Mar. 4


Mar. 11

Robert Garrott, Montana State University
“10,000 Days on Snowshoes - Wolf and elk dynamics in Central Yellowstone”
Link to Seminar Recording

Mar. 18

Raoul Boughton, Archbold Biological Station
“Impacts of pathogens on Florida Scrub-Jays, from epizootics to chronic parasitaemia - What do we know?”
Link to Seminar Recording

Mar. 25

Lauren Buckley, UNC Chapel Hill
“Using trait variation over space and time to forecast ecological and evolutionary responses to climate change”

April 1

Geoff Hill, Auburn University
“Rethinking the Mechanisms of Honest Signaling”

April 4 - Special Seminar - Room 376

Dr. Krithi Karanth, Alumnus, University of Florida
Adjunct Professor, Duke University, Executive Director, Centre for Wildlife Studies, India
“Fostering Tolerance for Wildlife: Conflict Risk, Mitigation and Compensation in India”

April 8

Julien Martin, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
“Importance of well-designed aerial surveys for marine mammal conservation”

April 15

WEC MS Symposium
Link to Seminar Recording

April 22

John Paul Metzger, University of Sao Paulo