Our department offers outstanding academic programs for undergraduate and graduate students preparing for research, teaching, and extension careers in entomology, ecology and wildlife conservation.

Our teaching, research, and extension efforts emphasize whole-organism biology, conservation biology, and the interactions between humans and other species.

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Jeffrey Buler Wildlife Ecology

Dr. Buler studies radar aeroecology, avian ecology and migration, landscape ecology, and conservation biology.

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  • Photo of a blue UD banner hanging from a light post in Newark

    University taking part in nationwide movement to protect migrating birds

    April 15, 2021 | Written by UDaily Staff
    The Newark Partnership and the University of Delaware are joining in by sponsoring the Lights Out Newark program. Each night through the end of May, UD will be dimming or shutting off lights on campus to protect migrating birds.
  • Why You Should Plant Oaks

    March 31, 2021 | By Margaret Roach of The New York Times
    These large, long-lived trees support more life-forms than any other trees in North America. And they’re magnificent.
  • Ban on invasive plants ‘great win’ for Delaware conservation

    March 29, 2021 | Written by Mark Eichmann of WHYY
    Senator Hansen credits Doug Tallamy as a major driver of new legislation that is part of an effort to preserve not only native plant species but also to help support the local insect population by banning invasive plants.

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