BEHAVIORAL LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY
& CONSERVATION BIOLOGY

August 1, 2018

This summer, I had the chance (i.e., needed) to get out of the office and drive down to Wildwood Girl Scouts Camp in Wildwood, FL with other members of UF's Natural Resources Diversity Initiative (otherwise known as NRDI, and yes that's pronounced "nerdy"!) to teach yo...

October 1, 2017

We finally compiled some of our GPS tracking data into an interactive Movebank map, along with some cool photos and videos to create a nice webpage about our research project at http://www.themccleerylab.org/neon-sites.html. Thanks to various McCleery lab members and f...

May 11, 2017

Our last round of data collection has begun! The remainder of our field efforts are concentrated in FL as we deploy ~28 refurbished GPS/VHF collars on fox squirrels. This season, we are also collecting additional behavioral data from individuals within an experimental...

February 27, 2017

Our last round of data collection begins soon! We're hiring a field technician to work in Florida with a start date as early as April 1st; hopefully he/she will finish up data collection in August or September. Check out the details here:

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January 2, 2017

With the new year, our fox squirrel project welcomes a new hire Levi, who starts as our Florida technician later this month.

Zach, our current Florida technician, is transferring to our Georgia site before starting graduate school in March. Congrats Zach!

This spring, Al...

December 27, 2016

Apply to be our next technician! See ad here:

September 20, 2016

Congratulations to Kristen and Zach, who beat out ~50 other applicants---wow!---for a field technician position at the Jones Center (GA) and Ordway-Swisher (FL), respectively. Alex and I are excited to welcome these new members to Team Fox Squirrel as field work ramps...

August 16, 2016

This fall, we will say hello to a large shipment of GPS collars from our "winning" company, and say goodbye to what I have been referring to as the "pilot study" phase of my dissertation research to test the 3 different GPS collars for fox squirrels (although there are...

April 5, 2016

April 5, 2016
In early March, we began deploying GPS collars on fox squirrels at field sites in Florida and Georgia. Data has been coming in over the past few weeks, so we can now start to see where our squirrels have been moving! Although their locations are just repr...

February 1, 2016

 

The University of Florida’s Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation invites applications for the part-time, temporary position of Wildlife Research Field Assistant. We will hire 1 employee to assist with a Sherman’s fox squirrel research project under the supe...

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