Lynn Lefebvre, Ph.D.


Recent Accomplishments


  • Ph.D., Zoology, University of Florida, 1982
  • M.S., Wildlife Management, University of Massachusetts, 1973
  • B.A.A.S., Biology, University of Delaware, 1971

Professional Studies/Experience

  • 2005-2011 – Supervisory Wildlife Biologist (Branch Chief).  Provided supervisory and management functions for 12 scientists of the Southeast Ecological Science Center (formerly the Florida Integrated Science Center), United States Geological Survey, Gainesville, Florida.
  • 2002-2004 – Supervisory Wildlife Biologist (Science Program Manager).  Provided supervisory and management functions for 10  employees and science management support for 5 Center personnel supervised in St. Petersburg and 5 in Miami; all in the Florida Integrated Science Center, United States Geological Survey.   
  • 1992-2002 – Supervisory Wildlife Biologist (Sirenia Project Leader).  Participated in planning, conducting, and reporting of research on life history, population dynamics, and ecology of the endangered West Indian manatee.  Supervised 5-6 federal employees and several contract employees.  During this period, research personnel were transitioned from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to the National Biological Service and ultimately the United States Geological Survey.
  • 1987-Present – Courtesy graduate faculty member of the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.
  • 1974-1985 – Research Wildlife Biologist.  Participated in planning and conduct of field and laboratory studies designed to provide information for improving the efficacy and safety of rodenticide treatment in Florida sugarcane fields; United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Gainesville, Florida.
  • 1973-1974 – Research Wildlife Biologist.  Served as Assistant Staff Specialist for Marine Mammal, Endangered Species, and Mammal and Non-migratory Birds programs; United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, D.C.


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