News

Congratulations to fish conservation major Skylar Wolf, 2017 recipient of the Robert E. Jenkins Undergraduate Scholarship Award given by the Virginia Chapter of the American Fisheries Society!

Congratulations to Jason Emmel, 2017 recipient of the Robert D. Ross Graduate Scholarship Award given by the Virginia Chapter of the American Fisheries Society! Jason also received the 2017 Outstanding Member of the Year Award from the Virginia Tech Chapter of the AFS!

Congratulations to Corbin Hilling, 2017 recipient of the Robert D. Ross Graduate Scholarship Award given by the Virginia Chapter of the American Fisheries Society!

Congratulations to Professor Dean Stauffer, recipient of Virginia Tech's 2017 William E. Wine Award for Teaching Excellence!

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Leandro Castello, named a 2017 Pew fellow in marine conservation!

 

Events

EEB Seminars

    Thursday, February 23; Fralin Auditorium; 3:30 p.m.-4:45pm

  • Dr. Ken Catania of Vanderbilt University, The shocking predatory strike of the electric eel
  • Thursday, March 2; Fralin Auditorium; 3:30 p.m.-4:45pm

  • Dr. Martin Turcotte University of Pittsburgh
  • Thursday, March 16; Fralin Auditorium; 3:30 p.m.-4:45pm

  • Dr. Ann Tate of Vanderbilt University,
    The ecological drivers of natural variation in host susceptibility and transmission of infection

Working Plan Presentations

    Monday, February 27th; Cheatham 132; 10:10am-11:00am

  • Robert Alonso, Predation ecology and impacts on white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in a multicarnivore landscape
  • Monday, February 27th; Cheatham 132; 10:10am-11:00am

  • Dave McNitt, Space use and population dynamics of bobcats (Lynx rufus) in the Appalachian Mountains of western Virginia.

Our Programs

We offer a Bachelor of Science degree in Fish and Wildlife Conservation with majors in Fish Conservation or Wildlife Conservation. At the graduate level we offer a Master of Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in Fish and Wildlife Conservation. All of our programs stress experiential learning and development of mentoring relationships between faculty and students.

Scholarships

There are a number of scholarships available for students within the department and college. Most scholarships have need-based and/or merit-based restrictions with varying award amounts.

Assistantships

To learn more about our graduate study options, check out our faculty research and available assistantships.

CONTACT US:

GENENRAL INFORMATION:

Dana Keith
Assistant to Department Head
Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Cheatham Hall, RM100, Virginia Tech
310 West Campus Drive (MC0321)
Blacksburg, VA 24061


Phone: (540) 231-5573
Fax: (540) 231-7580
Email:fishwild@vt.edu


GRADUATE PROGRAM:

Dr. Sarah Karpanty 
Graduate Program Coordinator 

Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Cheatham Hall, RM150, Virginia Tech
310 West Campus Drive (MC0321)
Blacksburg, VA 24061


Phone: (540) 231-4586
Fax: (540) 231-7580
Email: karpanty@vt.edu


UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM:

Stephanie Hart, Director
The Advising Center
CNRE
Cheatham Hall, RM138, Virginia Tech
310 West Campus Drive (MC0321)
Blacksburg, VA 24061


Phone: (540) 231-5482
http://cnre.vt.edu/students Email: cnre_students@vt.edu