Conservation Biology and Ecology

Conservation Biology and Ecology is one of three study options under the Environmental Science major. Within the Environmental Science major, students are guided to additional coursework in conservation biology, biodiversity, and ecology, and are given the opportunity to develop deeper skills in methods applicable to these areas. Our faculty’s teaching and research interests span these topics and more. Our program emphasizes high impact practices such as undergraduate research, experiential and active learning, internships, and service learning, and projects that are use-inspired and community engaged.

Faculty and researchers

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Bonnie Becker

marine ecology
SIAS

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Erica Cline

soil ecology
SIAS

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Jeremy Davis

animal behavior
SIAS

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Tessa Francis

aquatic ecology
PSI

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Nick Georgiadis

ecosystem-based management
PSI

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Maureen Kennedy

ecological modeling
SIAS

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Erik McDonald

salmon biology
SIAS

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Megan Schwartz

invertebrate zoology
SIAS

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