The Department of Applied Ecology integrates aspects of the broader fields of biology, ecology, genetics, toxicology, conservation and living resource management into a focused unit that employs novel approaches to confront local problems and global challenges. Our faculty engage in highly collaborative research, education, and extension efforts that offer direct, practical solutions to current challenges in environmental and human well-being.
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Strategic Themes in Applied Ecology

Food, Plant, and Animal Production
Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability
Safe, Secure, and Healthy Food Supply
Improving Well-being of Families and Communities
Preparing Students for the Global Workforce

Applied Ecology Extension Resources

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