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The Ron Magill Conservation Scholarship provides a $5,000 annual scholarship to a graduate student in the Department of Wildlife Ecology & Conservation at the University of Florida. The scholarship enables training for the next generation of conservationist.
Maria Juliana Bedoya-Duran received the scholarship in 2016 to further her work in Columbia with local communities to preserve wildlife corridors in a biodiverse region.
Matt Hallett was awarded the first annual scholarship. Matt studys interdiciplinary ecology with a focus in tropical conservation and development. In Guyana, he has been researching how vegetation structure, hunting intensity and livestock affect large wild mammals, like jaguars.
Enjoy free admission, exclusive events and deals throughout the year, discounts inside the Zoo and more! Plus, your membership helps support our mission in conservation and education, making your Zoo better for you.