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Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology

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Excellence in undergraduate and graduate education in wildlife ecology since 1935.

The University of Maine’s close proximity to a diverse array of ecosystems and wildlife provides an outstanding setting for our wildlife ecology program, and the many other programs in ecology, biology, and natural resources in the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry and Agriculture provide a diverse array of courses for wildlife ecology majors.

Wildlife Ecology is now on Facebook

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Current Research

View research projects by current faculty and graduate students
in the Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
and the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology University of Maine 2013 Report to Cooperators




Wildlife Ecology Alumni

Thomaston gallery gets realist – Class of 1975, Cindy House

Haynes Galleries assembles a trove of works by leading contemporary American realists for its current exhibition.  Also through the end of August, Haynes is showing the work of New England realist painter Cindy House, who makes pastel landscapes.


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Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
5755 Nutting Hall, Room 210
Orono, Maine 04469-5755
Phone: (207) 581-2862 | Fax: (207) 581-2858 E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System