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Paula K Kleintjes Neff
Professor and Chair
Phillips Hall 330                 

Karner blue butterfly

PK in the Valles Caldera NP in New Mexico

  • Ph.D.  1993  University of California-Berkeley; Environmental Science, Policy and Management: Division of Insect Science
  • B.S. 1986 California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo;  Environmental & Systematic Biology


  • Biol 180 Conservation of the Environment (i.e., Introd. Env Science)
  • Biol 311 General Entomology
  • Biol 328 Conservation Biology
  • Biol 329 Field Experiences in Conservation Biology
  • Biol 320 Ecology of Tropical Environments

Research interests: Conservation Biology, Insect ecology, habitat conservation and restoration;  Tri-trophic interactions among plants, insects and vertebrates, Citizen Science

Response of butterflies to vegetation management and ungulate grazing in the  Jemez Mtns. New Mexico.

Habitat restoration and conservation of the federally endangered Karner blue butterfly


Contact information:
Phillips Hall 330
Department of Biology
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004

Ph: 715-836-4166
Fax: 715-836-5089

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