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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


Jan 24th -- EEB Seminar (MLK Speaker)

Vanessa Ezenwa
Worms, germs, and buffalo: a coinfection story

12:15pm | Steger Hall 




Jan 27th- AFS Guest Speaker

Brendan Runde

5:30-6:30 pm | 317 BC Cheatham Hall!




Feb 13th- UG Fish & Wildlife Conservation Research Expo (Abstracts due Feb 3rd)

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


 Recognition Spotlights

2019 AFS Scholarship Winners accepting their awards

Congratulations to Sheila Harris, Alissa Ganser, and Katie McBaine on their wins at the 2019 Joint Meeting of the Virginia, Virginia Tech & West Virginia Chapters of the American Fisheries Society.  

photo of TWS award winners

Congratulations to all our presenters at the 2019 TWS State Conference! Hokies took home 7 of the 8 awards. Way to go, VTTWS! 




photo of Brian Case and Corbin Hilling

Congratulations to graduate students Brian Case and Corbin Hilling, who earned graduate research fellowships from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and Virginia Sea Grant, respectively!