The Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Wisconsin – Madison is a national leader in forest science and wildlife ecology research, teaching, and training. The Department offers undergraduate, MS and Ph.D. degrees in Forest Science and Wildlife Ecology.
Our programs combine relevant course work with hands-on experience for a one-of-a-kind educational experience that not only educates students, but trains future leaders.
The strength of our graduate programs is based on an internationally recognized faculty, real-world field opportunities, and on the excellence of supporting disciplines.
We’re proud to be the home of exceptional faculty, staff, and graduate students who maintain excellence in applied forest and wildlife ecology research.
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Whether you are an alumni, parent of a student, or believe in the Leopold legacy, chances are you share our priorities: providing science-based research, instruction, and extension that supports forest and wildlife across the state of Wisconsin and beyond.
To do that, we rely on the support of our alumni and friends. Your generous contribution will help maintain and strengthen current programs and can make a significant difference in the educational experience of students.