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West Virginia Education Activities

2011 Fish Physiology class

As part of our mission, Unit scientists teach graduate classes, mentor graduate students and conduct workshops for our cooperators.

Students in the West Virginia Unit can pursue an M.S. or Ph.D. degree through the Division of Forestry and Natural Resources in the Davis College of Agriculture, Forestry and Consumer Sciences.

As of September 30, 2011, 98 students have completed their degree requirements: 79 Master's students and 19 Ph.D. Students

Courses Taught

  • Aquatic Toxicology Students learn methods involved in toxicology research (Pat Mazik 2018)
  • Advanced Ichthyology (Stuart Welsh 2018)
  • Wildlife and Fisheries Graduate Seminar (Petra Wood 2018)
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Training Offered

  • Worked with state, federal, and ngo biologists to develop and present at workshop on using forest management for early successional and mature forest species. (Petra Wood October 2015)
  • Workshop on getting into graduate school and how to prepare for a job (Pat Mazik February 2013)
  • Seminar for students at NEAFWA 2012 mtg. Workshop was invited on the best strategy to get a job... (Pat Mazik April 2012)
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Current Staff

Federal Staff: 3

Masters Students: 3

Phd Students: 11

Post Docs: 1

University Staff: 1

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 14

Scientific Publications: 60

Presentations: 116


Featured Student

Brian Rolek
Brian Rolek

West Virginia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  2. U.S. Geological Survey
  3. West Virginia Division of Natural Resources
  4. West Virginia University
  5. Wildlife Management Institute