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Public Welcome at Conservation/Veterinary Medicine Lectures

CONSERVATION BIOLOGY AND VETERINARY MEDICINE

SEMINAR INFORMATION - WINTER 2006

Dates and Time: Thursdays, 12 - 1 pm

Room: 170 Schalm Hall, located in the Health Sciences district of the UC Davis campus

Course Leader: Jonna Mazet, co-director of the Wildlife Health Center, School of Veterinary Medicine

This seminar course is designed to expose veterinary and graduate students interested in wildlife health to broad-based ecological perspectives in management, research, and field investigations involving wildlife populations. The emphasis is on current health issues with ecosystem conservation implications. Potential roles for veterinarians in the conservation arena will be discussed. 

Interested members of the public are invited to attend any or all of the presentations at no charge. Registration is not required. Visitor parking (fee) is available.

Schedule (subject to change):


Date

Title

Speaker

Affiliation

Jan 6

Conservation Biology and Veterinary Medicine: Approach of the UCD Wildlife Health Center

Christine Kreuder

Wildlife Health Center

School of Veterinary Medicine

UC Davis

Jan 13

The Role of Health in Conservation

Jonna Mazet

Wildlife Health Center

School of Veterinary Medicine

UC Davis

Jan 20

Bovine Tuberculosis in Badgers and Cattle: Adaptive management and some surprising results

Rosie Woodroffe

Wildlife Fisheries and Conservation Biology

UC Davis

Jan 27

Assessing and Managing Disease Risk in Wildlife

John Fischer

Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study

College of Veterinary Medicine

University of Georgia

Feb 3

Working with biologists: A primer for the wildlife veterinarian

Daniel Mulcahy

U.S. Geological Survey

Alaska Science Center

Feb 10

Community Conservation in Zimbabwe: Painting people and endangered dogs to turn data into conservation reality

Gregory Rasmussen

Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, UK and

Painted Dog Conservation, Zimbabwe

Feb 17

California Marine Conservation Issues and Planning

Kirsten Gilardi

Wildlife Health Center

School of Veterinary Medicine

UC Davis

Feb 24

Stakeholder-based Conservation

Jonna Mazet

Wildlife Health Center

School of Veterinary Medicine

UC Davis

Mar 3

Importance of Large Mammal Conservation

Steve Torres

California Dept. of Fish & Game

Mar 10

Journalists are from Venus, Scientists are from Mars: Communicating your science to the wider world

Ashley Simons

SeaWeb/COMPASS
National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS)

 

 


 For more information: Jonna Mazet, Wildlife Health Center, (530) 752-4167