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Tracking white-tailed deer movements during Hurricane Irma

These two white-tailed deer, a fawn on the left and a female wearing a GPS collar on the right, were observed during an aerial survey in Florida’s Big Cypress National Preserve. Photo by Elina Garrison, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

In the News

EVENTS

Feb 13-EEB Seminar
Sarah Cobey

3:00-4:45 pm | Derring 4069

 

 

Feb 13th- UG Fish & Wildlife Conservation Research Expo 

1:30-3:30pm | 136B Cheatham Hall & Student Lounge | Light refreshments 

 

Feb 17th-FIGSWA Brown Bag Lunch Talk
Michael Holden & Joe Barron 

12:30-1:30pm | Cheatham Hall 136B  

 

 

 Recognition Spotlights

PICTURE: The authors of the Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes of Virginia were recently honored by the Virginia Chapter of the American Fisheries Society with the Distinguished Service Award. Pictured from left to right are co-authors Don Orth, Paul Bugas, Val Kells, Mike Pinder, and Corbin Hilling.

Congratulations to the authors of the Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes of Virginia honored by the Virginia Chapter of the American Fisheries Society with the Distinguished Service Award! Pictured from left to right are co-authors Don Orth, Paul Bugas, Val Kells, Mike Pinder, Corbin Hilling & Derek A. Wheaton [not pictured].

photo of Comber in the field

MS student Carolyn Comber wins the Scott Melvin award for “the most valuable contribution to Applied Piping Plover Conservation at the 2020 Atlantic Coast Piping Plover and Least Tern workshop”. Congrats, Carolyn! 

 

 

 

photo of Dr. Frimpong in the field

Emmanuel Frimpong recognized for his dedication to education with 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award from the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Virginia Tech!

PICTURE:  Alissa Ganser accepting award for Best Paper at Virginia AFS conference, 2020

Alissa Ganser takes home Best Student Paper & the Robert D. Ross Scholarship Award from the Virginia Chapter of the American Fisheries Society (VCAFS) Meeting! Way to go, Alissa! 

Group photo of Virginia TWS participants

Congrats to our Wildlifers who took home awards from the Virginia State Chapter of the Wildlife Society's Annual Meeting! Njambi Kiptoo (Best Graduate Poster Award),  Taina McLeod (Best Undergraduate Talk Award), Ava Johnson (2nd place Undergraduate Poster Award), Hila Talylor (2nd place Graduate Poster Award) and Heather Abernathy (2nd place Graduate Talk Award).

 

 

 

Photo of Jeremy Jenrette (2020 Virginia Chapter of the American Fisheries society Best Graduate Poster)

Jeremy Jenrette takes home Best Poster Award from the Virginia Chapter of the American Fisheries Society  Meeting! Well done, Jeremy!