Rodney D. Sayler
Wildlife Ecologist / Conservation Biologist
Wildlife Ecology; Conservation Science; Threatened and Endangered Species Conservation (birds, mammals, amphibians); Restoration Ecology; Wetland
and Palouse Prairie Ecology
Teaching / Professional Interests
Dr. Rodney D. Sayler is an Associate Professor in the Department of Natural Resource Sciences at Washington State University, where he teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in conservation biology and restoration ecology. As a wildlife ecologist, Rod conducts research in conservation science, focusing on avian and behavioral ecology, endangered species conservation and management, and landscape and restoration ecology in western ecosystems.
WSU Arboretum & Wildlife Research Center
Rod is Chair of the WSU Arboretum Committee and is working on the development of the new WSU Arboretum and Wildlife Research Center.
Endangered Species Lab
Rod directs the Endangered Species Lab at Washington State University which focuses on wildlife ecology and problems of conservation science for endangered species in the Pacific Northwest.
Join Our Lab
If you are interested in graduate work in wildlife ecology, conservation science, or endangered species conservation, you may contact Dr. Sayler by email and submit an overview of your interests and academic background. Undergraduate students interested in an internship while completing their degree should also check the Endangered Species Lab web site for a list of current openings or contact Dr. Sayler by email.