We address global environmental challenges.

The Science of the Environment

With a strong, diverse research portfolio, our faculty share a passion for understanding the living world and applying ecological principles to solving societal challenges. We focus our research on aquaculture, conservation biology, ecology, environmental change, environmental toxicology, fisheries and wildlife.




Whether on campus, the coast and in the mountains, researchers at our scientific facilities — labs, stations and centers — conduct research for a variety of purposes and populations.

Applied Ecology Facilties

Programs and Centers

Our programs and centers lead the way in interdisciplinary research, instruction and service.

Applied Ecology Programs and Centers


Applied Ecologists in Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions

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