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Emily Thorne

Eastern spotted skunk telemetry project


B.S. Wildlife Conservation Biology and Applied Vertebrate Ecology; Applied Statistics (Humboldt State University, 2014)

My broad research interests include spatial ecology and animal behavior. My wildlife field research projects have included work with red-naped sapsuckers, American wigeon, Roosevelt elk, spotted hyenas and currently eastern spotted skunks.

Research Interests

The focus of my Master's thesis will be on eastern spotted skunk spatial ecology including landscape level occupancy, habitat selection and home range size in the Appalachian region of Virginia.


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 10

Phd Students: 4

Post Docs: 3

University Staff: 2

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 12

Scientific Publications: 66

Presentations: 105


Contact Information


Virginia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  2. U.S. Geological Survey
  3. Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
  4. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  5. Wildlife Management Institute