6 Degree Programs
Our unique programs focus on engaging students in integrated teaching, research, and outreach programs to create skillful leaders in the field. Graduates are prepared for careers in stewardship and study of terrestrial and aquatic ecological systems.
29 Research Labs & Facilities
Our research endeavors are to develop new approaches and methodologies that advance both scientific discoveries and applications of ecological knowledge and evidence for effective biological conservation and natural resource and environmental management.
200+ Enrolled Students
Preparing the next generation with fundamental ecological knowledge and its application to biodiversity conservation, environmental health, and the management of complex systems, such as interactions involving aspects of ecology from genes to ecosystems, landscapes, hydrology, and climate.
Ecology and Conservation Biology in the News
AgriLife Research to study lice-mammal coevolution
A Texas A&M AgriLife Research project will take a deep look at the ages-long interaction between parasitic lice and mammal species, including humans.
Growing aquaculture industry needs enhanced nutrition for fish
The U.S. is the top producer of hybrid striped bass, and a Texas A&M AgriLife team is working to improve the fishes’ health, growth and productivity by developing effective nutritional strategies to substitute fishmeal and other protein feedstuffs in the farmed bass diets.