Joe Schaefer

Joe Schaefer

Position: Professor and South Florida District Extension Director
Appointment: Administration: 100%

Educational Background:
Ph.D.: 1983, Animal Ecology, Iowa State University
M.S.: 1978, Wildlife Biology, Iowa State University
B.S.: 1975, Wildlife Management, University of Maine

Professional Experience:
University of Florida
South Florida District Extension Director, 2002 to present.
Professor, Director of the Center for Natural Resources and State Extension Program Leader for Natural Resources, 1999 – 2002.
Assistant Director of the Center for Natural Resources, 1997 – 1999.
Associate Professor, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, 1993 – 1997.
Assistant Professor, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, 1987 – 1993.

Publications (Career Summary)
9 refereed journal articles, 3 books, 5 book chapters, and 51 non-refereed publications.

Selected Publications

Main, M. B., and J. M. Schaefer. 2001. Solving deer damage problems in Florida. Florida Cooperative Extension Service Fact Sheet. 7 pp.

DiCamillo, J. A. and J. M. Schaefer. 2000. Internet program impacts youth interest in hunting. Wildl. Soc. Bull. 28:1077-1085.

Schaefer, J. M., and M. Sargent. 2000. The Florida black bear: a threatened species. Florida Cooperative Extension Service Special Series Fact Sheet, SS-WIS-25. 4 pp. University of Florida, UF/IFAS EDIS Datebase, http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/UW055.

Everett, S., and J. M. Schaefer. 1999. Florida's beavers. Florida Cooperative Extension Service Fact Sheet, WEC-17. 4 pp. University of Florida, UF/IFAS EDIS Datebase, http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/UW056.

Schaefer, J. M. 1999. Dealing with unwanted wildlife in an urban environment. Florida Cooperative Extension Service Fact Sheet, WEC-20. 6 pp. University of Florida, UF/IFAS EDIS Datebase, http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/UW070.

Buckingham. C. A., L. W. Lefebvre, J. M. Schaefer, and S. B. Linda. 1999. Manatee response to boating activity in a thermal refuge. Wildl. Soc. Bull. 27:514-522.

Schaefer, J. M. 1999. Domestic duck problems in urban areas, Florida Cooperative Extension Service Fact Sheet, WEC-23. 2 pp. University of Florida, UF/IFAS EDIS Datebase, http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/UW015.

Schaefer, J. M. 1999. Impacts of free-ranging pets on wildlife. Florida Cooperative Extension Service Fact Sheet, WEC-136. 2 pp. University of Florida, UF/IFAS EDIS Datebase, http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/UW090.

Schaefer, J. M. and J. Junkin. 1999. The eastern indigo snake: a threatened species. Florida Cooperative Extension Service Fact Sheet, WEC-24. 2 pp. University of Florida, UF/IFAS EDIS Datebase, http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/UW063.

Schaefer, J. M. and G. W. Tanner. 1998. Landscaping for Florida's Wildlife: Recreating Native Ecosystems in Your Yard. Florida Cooperative Extension Service and University Press of Florida, Gainesville. 96 pp.

Schaefer, J. M., D. Donelin, and L. C. Jones. 1995. Schoolyard ecosystems in Florida: a guide to planning, installing, maintaining, and using. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Tallahassee. 187 pp.

Schaefer, J. M., and M. T. Brown. 1992. Designing and protecting riparian wildlife corridors. Rivers 3:14-26.

Schaefer, J. M., and J. J. Dinsmore. 1992. Movement of a nestling by American Crows. The Wil. Bull. 104:185-187.

Schaefer, J. M., C. N. Huegel, and F. J. Mazzotti. 1992. Expanding into the urban arena: a wildlife initiative. J. of Exten. XXX:9-10.

Smith, R. J., and J. M. Schaefer. 1992. Avian characteristics of an urban strip corridor. The Wil. Bull. 104:732-738.