Outstanding alumnus award given to Dr. Reed Noss

Dr. Reed Noss was awarded an Outstanding Alumnus Award by the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation. Dr. Noss received his Ph.D. under the mentorship of Dr. Larry Harris in the department in 1988.

He currently holds the Davis-Shine Endowed Professorship at the University of Central Florida, where he leads University programs in Conservation Biology.

Dr. Noss’ research spans a wide breadth of issues and concerns related to the conservation of wildlife and natural ecosystems, including field ornithology, landscape ecology, disturbance ecology, and biological inventory and monitoring.

He has produced nearly 300 publications on these and other topics, and his work has significantly shaped the direction of conservation science in the United States and globally.

Dr. Noss previously served as Editor-in-Chief for Conservation Biology, President of the Society for Conservation Biology, and on state and federal advisory councils on a variety of topics related to conservation and climate change.

Read more about Dr. Noss, his research and the award here.

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