Students attend state wildlife meeting

VATWS2019

Fourteen students and one faculty member attended the state meeting of The Wildlife Society in Waynesboro, VA. This multi-day meeting featured student and professional presentations about research and management activites in the Commonwealth and beyond.

Radford University was represented well by 3 presentations and 1 poster at the meeting:

  • Junior Jasemine Brown presented her poster: "Deer Spotlighting Surveys at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant: Impacts on Harvest Data"
  • Senior Karissa Ellis presented her research: "Comparing Survey Methods to Maximize Allegheny Woodrat Occupancy Detection in Virginia, 2017-2018"
  • Junior Lauren Burroughs and recent graduate Breann Mullen presented their research: "Bird-Window Collisions at Radford University: Effects of Vegetation, Window Area, and Landscape Features"
  • Faculty member Karen Powers presented her research: "Gray Bat Summer Activity in the Clinch River Watershed, Virginia"

All attending students took the opportunity to meet potential employers and learn about wildlife activities around the Commonwealth.

Students who presented their research were supported by the Office of Undergratuate Research and Scholarship (OURS). Students and faculty attenidng were supported by the Biology Department and the Office of Student Activities/Student Life. 

Feb 9, 2019
Karen Powers
540.831.5146
biology@radford.edu