Forestry Club teaches first graders how to measure trees.
Workers proceed with a Spring controlled burn.
Tree core reveals tree age to aid in management decisions - Wisconsin
Forestry Club students and Smokey Bear teaching first graders about Forestry - Wisconsin
Learning proper tree-climbing techniques - Wisconsin
Blanding's turtle
Birch polypore (Piptoporus betulinus) conks on paper birch in northern Wisconsin
Wild turkey research - Wisconsin
Students collect forest stand data for management plan - Wisconsin
Students learning field techniques during wildlife ecology summer camp - Wisconsin
White-tailed deer fawn - Wisconsin
Pine seedling – Woodruff Wisconsin
Growing Mushrooms on Logs
UW Day at the Capitol showcases research, innovation

Department Mission and History

The mission of the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology is to provide science-based research, instruction, and extension that supports forest and wildlife conservation and management in an ecologically, economically, and socially sustainable fashion.


Our Latest:

  • Fri, 04/25/2014
    Erika Marin-Spiotta, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Speaker Bio
  • Fri, 05/02/2014
    Karl Martin, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
    Speaker Bio
    Old Growth, Deer, and Cameras - DNR's Flagship Research
  • Fri, 05/09/2014
    Jane Lubchenko former NOAA administrator
    Speaker Bio
    LEOPOLD LECTURE: Science serving society: reflections on 4 years at the helm of NOAA. This lecture will be held in Ebling Auditorium, Microbial Sciences Building at 3 pm. The public is invited to a reception from 2-3 pm in the atrium outside Ebling Auditorium.

Giving to Forest and Wildlife Ecology

We deeply appreciate the support we receive from loyal alumni and friends.  Private gifts provide scholarships for deserving undergraduates, enable us to attract the best and brightest graduate students, help us to retain the most talented faculty and staff, and provide support for new initiatives.

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