Department of Fish & Wildlife Conservation

146 Cheatham Hall, Blacksburg  VA  24061-0321

540.231.1734 office;     

Academic Interests

Population Ecology

Parameter Estimation (occupancy, mark-recapture)

Carnivore Ecology & Competition

Tropical Ecology


Current News

15 June 2020

Congratulations to Darby McPhail (on the left), winner of the Wild Felid Association's premier scholarship for her work on pumas!

And Congratulations to Brogan Holcomb (on the right), winner of the Susman Environmental Fund prize for her work on black bears!

Two crazy kids working on crazy projects in this crazy, crazy world, and keepin' it, well, for lack of a better word, Crazy.

These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things:

Mountain Pine Ridge Survey 2020, Belize

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Marcella J Kelly, Professor

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Not-So-Current News

(But still important, nevertheless)

Congratulations to Njambi for winning Best Poster at the Virginia Chapter of The Wildlife Society Annual Meeting this February in Ashland VA!

Awesome job, Njambi!