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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Quantifying purple martin diet: youtube.com/embed/videoseries?list=com.synechron.udel.models.functions.SubstrAfter

Quantifying purple martin diet

Video description:
 Claire Bernard, an honors insect ecology and conservation and wildlife ecology and conservation double major, spent the summer quantifying purple martins’ diets and researching how diet affects their growth. Read more about Claire's research

Faculty spotlight

Angela Holland
Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology

Dr. Holland investigates mammalian population ecology and conservation biology. Her courses include Wildlife Management and Quantitative Ecology.

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  • Professors and students gather around a table at Vita Nova

    AGcelerate Enrichment Program hosts etiquette dinner at Vita Nova

    May 22, 2024 | Written by Nya Wynn
    AGcelerate, a UD College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) student enrichment program, hosted an annual etiquette dinner for students in the college at UD’s prestigious restaurant, Vita Nova. The event, hosted by faculty member Vincenzo Ellis, and Lauren O’Brien, acting senior assistant dean and academic program manager, helps students gain etiquette skills to prepare them to enter the professional world as well as help students network with other students and faculty members in the college.
  • Get ready for Ag Day

    April 18, 2024 | Written by Katie Peikes | Photos by Katie Young and Monica Moriak
    UD’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources gears up for annual showcase for the community.
  • Reviving bobwhite quail

    April 11, 2024 | Written by Nya Wynn
    University of Delaware faculty and students, in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Game Commission, are spearheading the restoration of bobwhite quail populations in Pennsylvania. After their extinction due to changes in land use, efforts centered at the Letterkenny Army Depot in Franklin County are focused on reintroducing the species to its native habitat.

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