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Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Seminars
Spring 2011


All Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Seminars are held Mondays at 4:00PM, in 112 Newins-Ziegler Hall. Cookies and coffee are always served.

1/10/2011

Franklin Percival and colleagues, University of Florida
“A small unmanned aerial system for natural resources applications: an interdisciplinary endeavor”

1/17/2011

HOLIDAY - NO SEMINAR

1/24/2011

Bob McCleery and Susan Cameron Devitt, UF Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
“Interviews and bagging a position: reflections, tips, and observations”

SPECIAL SEMINAR FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS ONLY

1/31/2011

Ikuko Fujisaki, UF Ft. Lauderdale Research and Education Center
“Application of spatial technologies and Bayesian inferences in wildlife ecology”

2/7/2011

Nina Fascione, Executive Director, Bat Conservation International
“The role of NGOs in conservation and leadership in conservation”

2/14/2011

Eduardo Eizirik, Faculdade de Biociencias PUCRS and Instituto Pro-Carniveros, Porto Alegre, Brazil
“Evolutionary and conservation genetics of Neotropical carnivores”

2/21/2011

Gary McCracken, Department Head, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee
“Opportunistic predation by bats exploits migratory insect pests”

2/28/2011

Wallace Nichols, Senior Scientist, Ocean Revolution, and Research Associate, California Academy of Scientists
“Mind, Ocean + Revolution: How a deeper understanding of human emotion can help restore our oceans”

3/7/2011

NO SEMINAR - SPRING BREAK

3/14/2011

Deparment seminar will be rescheduled for new faculty interview - TBA

3/21/2011

Deparment seminar will be rescheduled for new faculty interview - TBA

3/28/2011

Reed Noss, Professor, Department of Biology, University of Central Florida
“Southern Grasslands: Ecological History and Future”

4/4/2011

Becky Kao and Brian Johnson, National Ecological Observatory Network
“Neon Ordway-Swisher Pathfinder Mission: Developing scaling strategies to link ecosystem structure and function across space using ground and airborne remote sensing data”

4/11/2011

Christine Lucas, PhD Student, UF Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
“The effects of disturbance and flooding on succession in Amazonian floodplain forests”

4/18/2011

Graduate Student Symposium