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Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

The mission of the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation is to foster education, expand knowledge, and reward scholarship, using multi-disciplinary approaches, for the purpose of understanding, managing, and conserving biological resources. The primary goal of our teaching, research, and extension programs is to develop and communicate the knowledge necessary for enhancing the conservation and management of wildlife and their habitats for the greatest aesthetic, ecological, economic, and recreational values.

WEC News

Study Abroad New Zealand Course Now Accepting Applications

The Study Abroad: New Zealand Biodiversity and Conservation class is now accepting applications! The class will be formed by November so send inquiries to Read more about the class on the course page.


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Archived News

Have an injured or abandoned animal?

Please read the important information on our Extension page for questions and answers on this topic.