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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

WEC May 2014 Spotlight

Photo by Chris Hartmann

Every few months we spotlight outstanding students, awards won, interesting research, and more in our WEC department spotlight. See what is happening around WEC including research, awards, and more. Read more...

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