Sustainability Science / Conservation Ecology

Sustainability science and conservation icon

Sustainability science is the study of the interactions between natural and social systems. Conservation ecology is the study of the effects of human activity on species and ecosystems with the goal of protecting biodiversity and preventing species extinction.

Associated Faculty

Krista Capps
Krista Capps

Assistant Professor
Graduate Program Faculty
Joint appointment: Savannah River Ecology Laboratory

Ecology building, Rm. 121
Office: (706) 542-9673
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Vanessa Ezenwa
Vanessa Ezenwa

Adjunct Faculty
Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University
Graduate Program Faculty

Laurie Fowler
Laurie Fowler

Senior Public Service Associate Emeritus
Graduate Program Faculty

River Basin Center
Office: (706) 583-0463

Byron Freeman
Byron Freeman

Senior Public Service Associate and Director of the Georgia Museum of Natural History
Graduate Program Faculty

River Basin Center, Rm. 104
Office: (706) 583-0978
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Richard Hall
Richard Hall

Associate Professor
Graduate Program Faculty
Joint appointment: Dept. of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine

Ecology building, Rm. 137
Office: (706) 395-5350
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Elizabeth King
Elizabeth King

Associate Professor
Graduate Program Faculty
Joint Appointment: Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources

Biological Sciences building, Rm. 710
Office: (706) 542-1348

Jacqueline Mohan
Jacqueline Mohan

Associate Professor
Graduate Program Faculty

Biological Sciences building, Rm. 708
Office: (706)-542-3363
Fax: (706) 542-3363

Craig W. Osenberg
Craig W. Osenberg

Professor
Graduate Program Faculty
Graduate Coordinator

Ecology building, Rm. 25/32
Office: (706) 713-2051
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Benjamin Parrott
Benjamin Parrott

Assistant Professor
Graduate Program Faculty
Joint appointment: Savannah River Ecology Laboratory

Savannah River Ecology Laboratory
Office: (803) 725-6328
Fax: (803) 725-7471

Catherine Pringle
Catherine Pringle

Distinguished Research Professor
Graduate Program Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 133
Office: (706) 583-0462
Fax: (706) 542-3344

O. E. (Gene) Rhodes
O. E. (Gene) Rhodes

UGA Athletic Association Professor in Applied Ecology
Director of the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory
Graduate Program Faculty

Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, PO Drawer E, Aiken, SC 29802
Office: (803) 725-8191
Fax: (803) 725-3309

Amy Rosemond
Amy Rosemond

Distinguished Research Professor
Graduate Program Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 189
Office: (706) 542-3903
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Seth Wenger
Seth Wenger

Associate Professor
Director of Science, River Basin Center
Graduate Program Faculty

River Basin Center
Office: 706-583-0463

Stacey Lance
Stacey Lance

Associate Research Scientist, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory

Office: (803) 725-0988

Allison Injaian
Allison Injaian

Lecturer

Ecology building, Rm. 134

Sechindra Vallury
Sechindra Vallury

Assistant Professor
Director of Policy, River Basin Center
Graduate Program Faculty

River Basin Center, 203 D. W. Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602

Upcoming Events

Ecology Seminar: Andrew Storfer

4:00 pm

Ecology Building Auditorium

Ecology Seminar: Lee Dietterich

4:00 pm

Ecology Building Auditorium

Conservation Seminar: Joseph J. O'Brien

1:50 pm

Ecology Building Auditorium

Ecology Seminar: Michael Vanni

4:00 pm

Ecology Building Auditorium

Conservation Seminar: Christina Crespo

1:50 pm

Ecology Building Auditorium

Latest News

Fall conservation seminar series lineup announced

The fall 2022 conservation seminar series, free and open to all, begins on Aug. 24 with a talk by Prof. Emeritus James Porter.

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New research shows that the summer population of monarch butterflies in North America has remained relatively stable over the past 25 years.

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