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Distribution and Ecology of the Eastern Spotted Skunk

Duration

July 2013 - May 2019

Narrative

Rare throughout the Appalachians, the eastern spotted skunk is currently being surveyed for distribution, habitat use and genetic status in Virginia and West Virginia.

Research Products and Activities

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Thorne, E.D., C. Waggy, M. J. Kelly, D.S. Jachowski and W.M. Ford. 2017. Habitat Associations of Eastern Spotted Skunks in the Central and Southern Appalachians. Journal of Wildlife Management 81:1042–1050
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 10

Phd Students: 4

Post Docs: 3

University Staff: 2

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 13

Scientific Publications: 72

Presentations: 118

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries

Links

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