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.
Strategic Themes in Applied Ecology
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Centers and Programs of Distinction
Our centers and programs are committed to interdisciplinary research, instruction, and service. Read more about them here.
Applied Ecology Extension Resources
Applied Ecology extension programs provide research-based solutions and educational programs that enrich the lives, land, and economy of North Carolina and the world. Learn more.