Rebecca Harvey

Position and Affiliation

Environmental Education & Human Dimensions Coordinator, UF - Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

Areas of Interest

Environmental attitudes and behavior, invasive species, carnivore conservation, climate change, environmental education

Education

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

Project Involvement

Human dimensions research, invasive species outreach, climate change outreach, alligator and crocodile outreach

Publications

Harvey, R.G., Perez, L., Mazzotti, F.J. Concern for invasive species among volunteer python hunters: the role of direct experience. In preparation for submission to Journal of Environmental Planning and Management.

Hayman, R.B., Harvey, R.G., Mazzotti, F.J., Israel, G.D., Woodward, A.R. In press. Who complains about alligators? Cognitive and situational factors influence behavior toward wildlife. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 19(6).

Briggs, V.S. Mazzotti, F.J., Harvey, R.G., Barnes, T.K., Manzanero, R., Meerman, J.C., Walker, P., Walker, Z. 2013. Conceptual Ecological Model of the Chiquibul/Maya Mountain Massif, Belize. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment 19: 317–340.

Mazzotti, F.J., Harvey, R.G. 2012. The Invasion of Exotic Reptiles and Amphibians in Florida. IFAS Publication Number WEC-320. Institute of Food and Agricultural Science, Gainesville, FL: University of Florida - EDIS.

Harvey, R.G., Brandt, L.A., Mazzotti, F.J. 2012. Climate Change Adaptation: New Perspectives for Natural Resource Management and Conservation. IFAS Publication Number WEC-318. Institute of Food and Agricultural Science, Gainesville, FL: University of Florida - EDIS.

Briggs, V.S., Harvey, R.G., Mazzotti, F.J., Giuliano, W.M. 2011. A Guide to Living with Wild Cats. IFAS Publication Number WEC-314. Institute of Food and Agricultural Science, Gainesville, FL: University of Florida - EDIS.

Harvey, R.G., Mazzotti, F.J., Brandt, L.A. 2011. The American Alligator: An Indicator Species for Everglades Restoration. IFAS Publication Number WEC-313. Institute of Food and Agricultural Science, Gainesville, FL: University of Florida - EDIS.

Harvey, R.G., Loftus, W.F., Rehage, J.S., Mazzotti. F.J. 2010. Effects of Canals and Levees on Everglades Ecosystems. IFAS Publication Number WEC-304. Institute of Food and Agricultural Science, Gainesville, FL: University of Florida - EDIS.

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.

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., 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.