Rebecca Harvey

Position and Affiliation

Environmental Education Coordinator, UF - Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

Areas of Interest

Human Dimensions of Wildlife, Environmental Outreach and Education, Invasive Species

Education

M.S. Environmental Studies, M.S. Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.A. Sociology, University of California, San Diego

Project Involvement

Climate change outreach, invasive species outreach, human dimensions research

Publications

Early, L.M and Harvey, R.G. 2010. Science Support for Climate Change Adaptation in South Florida. IFAS Publication Number WEC-286. Institute of Food and Agricultural Science, Gainesville, FL: University of Florida - EDIS.

Harvey, R.G., Sinclair, J., Clark, C., Mazzotti, F.J. 2010. Public Attitudes, Knowledge and Beliefs about American Alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) on Sanibel Island, Florida. Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation. University of Florida, Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL. 33 pp.

Lorenz, J.J., Langan-Mulrooney, B., Frezza, P.E., Harvey, R.G., Mazzotti, F.J. 2009. Roseate spoonbill reproduction as an indicator for restoration of the Everglades and the Everglades estuaries. Ecological Indicators 9(6): S96-S107.

Harvey, R.G., Howell, P.L., Morgenstern, C., Mazzotti, F.J. 2009. Native Habitats for Monarch Butterflies in South Florida. IFAS Publication Number WEC-266. Institute of Food and Agricultural Science, Gainesville, FL: University of Florida - EDIS.

Mazzotti, F.J., Harvey, R.G., Rice, K.G., Cherkiss, M.S., Jeffery, B.M. 2008. The Crocodilian Indicator in the Greater Everglades: 2006 Assessment Report. University of Florida, Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Harvey, R.G., Brien, M.L., Cherkiss, M.S., Dorcas, M., Rochford, M., Snow, R.W., Mazzotti, F.J. 2008. Burmese Pythons in South Florida: Scientific Support for Invasive Species Management. IFAS Publication Number WEC-242. Institute of Food and Agricultural Science, Gainesville, FL: University of Florida - EDIS.

Mazzotti, F.J., Harvey, R.G., Pearlstine, L.G., Daugherty, A.D., Brandt, L.A., Chartier, K.L., Loftus, W.F., Trexler, J.C., Ceilley, D.W., Liston, S.E., Duever, M.J. 2008. Stressor Response Model for Southwest Florida Aquatic Fauna. JEM Technical Report. Final report to the South Florida Water Management District. University of Florida, Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center, Davie, Florida, 37 pages.

Mazzotti, F.J., Harvey, R.G., Pearlstine, L.G., Daugherty, A.D., Brandt, L.A., Chartier, K.L., Rice, K.G., Waddle, J.H., Ceilley, D.W., Duever, M.J. 2008. Stressor Response Model for Southwest Florida Amphibians. Joint Ecosystem Modeling Technical Report. Final report to the South Florida Water Management District and the U.S. Geological Survey. University of Florida, Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 39 pages.

Mazzotti, F.J., Harvey, R.G., Pearlstine, L.G., Liu, Z., Shang, Z., Hoctor, T.S., Brandt, L.A., Duever, M.J. 2008. Landscape Connectivity Model for Southwest Florida Large Mammals. Joint Ecosystem Modeling Technical Report. Final report to the South Florida Water Management District and the U.S. Geological Survey. University of Florida, Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Mazzotti, F.J., Hughes, N., Harvey, R.G. 2007. Why Do We Need Environmental Monitoring for Everglades Restoration? IFAS Publication Number WEC-241. Institute of Food and Agricultural Science, Gainesville, FL: University of Florida - EDIS.

Grossberg, R., Treves, A., Naughton-Treves, L. 2003. “The incidental ecotourist: Measuring visitor impacts on endangered howler monkeys inhabiting an archaeological site in Belize.” Environmental Conservation 30(1): 40-51.

Naughton-Treves, L., Grossberg, R., Treves, A. 2003. Paying for tolerance: The impact of livestock depredation and compensation payments on rural citizens' attitudes toward wolves. Conservation Biology 17(6): 1500-1511.