News

Bill Hopkins receives the 2018 Mitchell A. Byrd Award for Scientific Achievement from Virginia Society of Ornithology. Congrats to Bill!

Congrats to Erin Poor (CNRE Outstanding doctoral degree), Chelsea Weithman (CNRE Outstanding master's degree), & Professor Sarah Karpanty (CNRE Outstanding faculty mentor)!

Congrats to Corbin Hilling, 2018 recipient of the Catfish Management Technical Committee Scholarship awarded by the Southern Division of AFS!

Events


35th Annual Mudbass Classic Fishing Tournament
April 28th, 2018: (Sat) 1:00 - 5:00 pm; Virginia Tech's Duckpond
FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT with Prizes and Awards! Registration is free for all ages!
Registration will take place on the day of the event at the gazebo at the intersection of duck pond drive and Smithfield road. Rods, reels, and bait will be provided.

EEB Seminar Series:
April 12, 2018: (Th) 3:30 - 4:45 pm ; Goodwin Hall 135
Xingli Giam - U. Tennessee
Land-use and climate change impacts on stream biodiversity in the Appalachians

FWC Working Plan Seminars:
April 16, 2018: (M) 10:00-11:00 pm; Fralin Auditorium
Logan Sleezer
Inter-taxon Rarity Congruence and Patterns of Decline in Abundance of Native Fishes in the Highly Invaded New River Basin.

Biological Invasions: Confronting a Crisis Workshop (Schedule)
April 23, 2018: (M) 8:30- 5:00 pm ; Lane Stadium Box at the South end zone
RSVP by April 9th

FWC Working Plan Seminars:
April 23, 2018: (M) 10:00-11:00 pm; Fralin Auditorium
Alissa Ganser
Assessing distribution, abundance, and genetic diversity of three imperiled freshwater mussel species in the Tennessee and Cumberland River valley
Bennett Grooms: Understanding the Human Dimensions of Wildlife Recreationists in Virginia

EEB Seminar Series:
April 26, 2018: (Th) 3:30 - 4:45 pm ; Goodwin Hall 135
David Lytle - Oregon State U.

Public Lecture:
April 27, 2018: (F) 3:00-5:00pm; Newman 207-A
Dr. Robert Emmett, Author
What Have the Humanities Done for the Environment Lately? 

FWC Working Plan Seminars:
April 30, 2018: (M) 10:00-11:00 pm; Fralin Auditorium
Carolyn Comber:Using Human Dimensions Research to Aid Managers in Reducing the Threat of Human Disturbance on Shorebirds
Vance Nepomuceno: Title TBA

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