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About the Florida Unit

Florida Coop Unit 2017

The mission of the Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit is to conduct detailed investigations of wetlands and their component fish and wildlife resources, emphasizing the linkages with both aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. This charge will include research at a range of levels including populations, community, and ecosystems, and will emphasize the interaction of biological populations with features of their habitat, both natural and those impacted by human activities.


1728 McCarthy Drive, Building 810
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-0485

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Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 5

Phd Students: 7

Post Docs: 0

University Staff: 3

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 8

Scientific Publications: 25

Presentations: 40


Contact Us

Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Gainesville, FL 32611-0485 Phone: (352) 846 - 0534 Fax: (352) 846 - 0841 Our University Web Site

Unit Leader

Abby Powell
Abby Powell

Abby joined the Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit as Leader in 2015 and holds a joint appointment as Courtesy Professor in Wildlife Conservation and Ecology. She served as Assistant Unit Leader at the Alaska Unit 2000-2015.

Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
  2. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  3. U.S. Geological Survey
  4. University of Florida
  5. Wildlife Management Institute