Bill Giuliano Assistant Professor & Wildlife Extension Specialist by 9B9ojQ4

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									           Bill Giuliano
 W ildlife Extension         Specialist




Department of Wildlife Ecology & Conservation
      University of Florida-Gainesville

            Phone: 352-846-0575

            Email: docg@ufl.edu
      Interests & Experience
• Integrating wildlife management & other
  land-uses
  – Private & public lands
       Interests & Experience
 • Finding better ways to communicate,
   educate, & inform




 • Solving wildlife management problems

Clientele Driven – Collaborative & Cooperative!
    Clientele, Collaborators, &
           Cooperators
• Numerous agents from multiple states
• Specialists

• SFBFG & CFLAG
• FL-GA Group
   Clientele, Collaborators, &
          Cooperators
• Government & Public Lands
  – FL FWCC
  – FL DEP
  – FL DACS
  – WMDs
  – USDA
  – USFWS
  – USFS
  – City & County Parks
  – Airports
   Clientele, Collaborators, &
          Cooperators
• NGOs
 – TWS
 – NWTF
 – QU
 – FWF
 – TNC
 – Tall Timbers
 – Florida Cattlemen’s Association
 – Many more
    Clientele, Collaborators, &
           Cooperators
• Private landowners & managers

• General public
                Programs
• Land management
  – Use of fire & mechanical treatments
  – Wildlife food plots
  – Important wildlife plants
  – Prescribed grazing
  – Managing timber




    • FL-GA Game Management Update Series
                Programs
• Land management
  – Farm & ranch management
  – Park management
  – Upland Ecosystem Restoration Program



    • Ranch wildlife management
                 Programs
• Species management
  – Bobwhite quail
  – White-tailed deer
  – Wild turkey
  – Doves
  – Waterfowl

    • Quail management short course
                    Programs
• Species management
  – Non-game
  – Benefits of game management to other wildlife
  – Feral hogs & other nuisance species

    • Managing trap-wise feral hogs
                   Programs
• Alternative enterprises
  – Hunting leases
  – Fee-based hunting programs
  – Ecotourism & more




     • Small farms alternative enterprises: wildlife
                 Programs
• Youth
  – Wildlife & conservation in local schools
  – Boy Scouts




     • Habitat management with Scouts
                 Programs
• Hunting
  – Hunter recruitment & retention
  – Policy & heritage
  – Hunter education




    • Are there changes in store for Florida deer seasons?
                     Programs
• “Conservation Partners”
  – Forest Stewardship, Wildlife Stewardship,
    UF/IFAS, FWC, DOF, USDA, USFWS, & NGOs

  – Coordinated Natural Resource Programming

  – Farm Bill programs
    • Unified Planning
       – Forest Stewardship Plans
       – Conservation Plans
    • Financial & Technical Assistance Programs
                 Programs
• Understanding people & issues to develop
  better outreach programs
  – FL private landowners (FWC & UERP)
  – Southeastern ranchers
  – Florida hunters
  – Belizean landowners*
                  Resources
• EDIS
  – Wild hogs in Florida: ecology and management

  – The Florida mouse

  – Ducks of Florida

  – Living with the Florida black bear: a homeowner’s
    guide to nuisance bear prevention

  – Dove fields in Florida
                  Resources
• EDIS
  – Pasture management for bobwhite quail

  – Sea turtle identification and viewing guidelines

  – Peanuts, corn, and other cereal grains can be
    toxic to wild birds

  – Many more
                    Resources
• Books & other printed materials
  – Understanding white-tailed deer

  – Bobwhite quail in Florida: ecology & management

  – Wildlife of the farm and forest: a guide for private
    landowners*
                  Resources
• Books & other printed materials
  – Florida range plants for cows and quail

  – Private landowners and wildlife in Florida: the state
    of wildlife management and future opportunities

  – Saw palmetto control in pine flatwoods: prescribed
    burning and roller-chopping methods

  – Aging white-tailed deer jaws
                  Resources
• TV, Radio, & Websites
  – Animal Planet TV: Killer Aliens
  – National Geographic TV: Central Park Screech
    Owls

  – NPR: Hogs, Quail, & other wildlife
  – BBC Radio: Wild hogs
  – Living the Country Radio and Website: Fencerows
    & wildlife
               Resources
• CDs & DVDs
  – Deer & turkey management
  – Quail & dove management
  – Quail ecology, management, & issues
                 Resources
• “Canned” programs
  – Wild hogs in Florida
  – Florida's quail
  – Hunting leases & fee-based hunting opportunities
                Resources
• Regular piece in Florida Cattleman & Livestock
  Journal

• “Conservation Partner” Newsletter & Website*
                         Resources
• Websites
  – Giuliano’s Extension Program
     • http://www.wec.ufl.edu/faculty/giulianob/Extension/extension.htm


  – Florida Quail
     • http://www.wec.ufl.edu/floridaquail/
                        Resources
• Websites
  – Wildlife & Agriculture
     • http://www.wec.ufl.edu/wildlifeandag/


  – Small Farms & Alternative Enterprises: Wildlife &
    Hunting
     • http://smallfarms.ifas.ufl.edu/environment_and_
       recreation/wildlife_and_hunting/index.html
                  Resources
• ISTs
  – Incentive-based Programs for Florida Landowners

  – Florida Quail Management

  – Current Issues with Florida Wildlife

  – Bobwhite Quail & Ranch Management -
    Agriscience Teacher Mid-winter Tech Update
                 Resources
• ISTs
  – Wild Hogs: Ecology & Management*

  – Helping Florida Landowners: Technical and
    Financial Assistance Programs for Better Land,
    Wildlife, & Other Natural Resource Management*
What can I do for you?
           Bill Giuliano
 W ildlife Extension         Specialist


Department of Wildlife Ecology & Conservation
      University of Florida-Gainesville

            Phone: 352-846-0575

            Email: docg@ufl.edu

								
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