Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Virginia
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Virginia Education Activities


The Virginia Unit conducts vital research for understanding population dynamics of many bat species, including the red bat.


Title Instructor(s) Start Date End Date
biodiversity conservation & environmental sustainability Angermeier 2014-01-10 2014-05-10
Zoos and Conservation Villamagna 2011-01-15 2011-06-06
Undergraduate Research Vaughan 2004-01-17 2004-05-10
Undergraduate Research Angermeier 2004-01-15 2004-05-15
Invasion Ecology Villamagna 2010-08-15 2010-12-15
Habitat Management in the Applachians and Piedmont Ford 2019-08-22 2019-12-10
Habitat Management in the Appalachians and Piedmont Ford 2017-08-20 2017-12-08
Habitat Management in the Appalachians and Piedmont Ford 2015-08-25 2015-12-10
Graduate Seminar Vaughan 2008-08-22 2008-12-18
Graduate Seminar Vaughan 2007-08-13 2007-12-14
Graduate Seminar Vaughan 2007-01-15 2007-05-04
Graduate Seminar Vaughan 2005-01-15 2005-05-03
Graduate Seminar Angermeier 2003-01-15 2003-05-10
Graduate Seminar Vaughan 2002-01-14 2002-05-05
Graduate Seminar Vaughan 2001-01-15 2001-05-02
Freshwater Mussel Biology Neves 2005-08-22 2005-12-10
Freshwater Biomonitoring Angermeier 2004-08-15 2004-12-15
Freshwater Biomonitoring Angermeier 2002-08-26 2002-12-12
Freshwater Biomonitoring Angermeier 2002-01-09 2002-12-15
Freshwater Biomonitoring Angermeier 2000-08-26 2001-05-07
Endangered Species Management Neves 2002-08-27 2002-12-10
Endangered Species Management Neves 2000-08-21 2000-12-14
Constructing Sustainability Angermeier 2011-02-01 2011-02-28
Constructing Sustainability Angermeier 2010-01-12 2010-05-10
Constructing Sustainability Angermeier 2005-08-22 2005-12-15
Conservation in a Working Landscape Villamagna 2010-08-15 2010-12-15
Conservation Biology Lab Villamagna 2012-01-15 2012-06-06
Conservation Biology Villamagna 2011-08-16 2011-12-15
Conservation Behavior Villamagna 2012-01-15 2012-06-06
Biology of Extinction and Conservation Villamagna 2012-01-25 2012-06-05
Analysis and Programming in R for Fish and Wildlife Conservation Silvis, Anderson 2014-01-21 2014-04-29
Adaptive Project Management for Conservation Practitioners Villamagna 2011-08-16 2011-12-15
Training Provided Instructor(s) Completion Date
Two day training of a Wildlife Management class from Hocking College, Ohio on techniques for immobilizing black bears and entering black bear dens to acquire information on reproduction. Vaughan 2002-03-03
Presentation on the endangered James spinymussel at a VDOT workshop, Wytheville, VA Neves 2005-05-15
One day training for a Forest Ecology Class from University of Arkansas on techniques for capturing and handling wild black bears. Vaughan 2002-06-14
Evaluating acoustical bat surveys for ESA compliance Ford 2019-05-31
Completed teaching the Graduate Seminar. Vaughan 2007-12-15
4 month training session for PhD student from Lisbon, Portugal Neves 2004-12-15
2 week training session for student from Turin, Italy. Neves 2004-06-15
Title and Location Speaker Date
White-nose Syndrome Awareness for Recreational Cavers
Presented to: University of Georgia
Coleman 2011-02-22
What has the living earth done for you lately?
Presented to: Virginia Tech
Angermeier 2014-04-22
Using spatial analysis of ecosystem services to inform aquatic biodiversity conservation.
Presented to: Clemson University, Clemson, SC
Angermeier 2016-07-15
Using spatial analysis of ecosystem services to inform aquatic biodiversity conservation
Presented to: Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota
Angermeier 2017-07-30
Mountain Goat Ecology in the Wallowa Mountains, Oregon
Presented to: Virginia Tech
Vaughan 2002-01-15
Making conservation biology relevant: muddlings and reflections of a fish ecologist. Seminar for Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Presented to: University of Georgia
Angermeier 2009-01-01
Making conservation biology relevant: muddlings and reflections of a fish ecologist.
Presented to: Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 2008.
Angermeier 2008-06-01
Making biological conservation broadly relevant: a fish ecologist’s meddlings and muddlings. Seminar for Schwartz Seminar Series, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, 2010.
Presented to: University of Missouri
Angermeier 2010-01-01
Making biological conservation broadly relevant: a fish ecologist’s meddlings and muddlings. Seminar for Department of Zoology and Anthropology, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal, 2010.
Presented to: University of Lisbon
Angermeier 2010-01-01
Making biological conservation broadly relevant: a fish ecologist’s meddlings and muddlings. Seminar for Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Girona, Girona, Spain, 2010.
Presented to: University of Girona
Angermeier 2010-01-01
Lessons in ecology and conservation from long-term monitoring of Roanoke logperch. Seminar for Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Presented to: University of Georgia
Angermeier 2009-01-01
Incorporating species traits into the GAP to enhance conservation of native fishes
Presented to: USGS Aquatic Gap Analysis Program, Santa Barbara, CA,
Angermeier 2008-06-01
Framing environmental issues in terms of ecosystem services: experiences in the Albemarle-Pamlico basin and beyond
Presented to: USEPA
Angermeier 2014-06-22
Fifteen years of Appalachian northern flying squirrels
Presented to: Ferrum College
Ford 2012-01-20
Endangered Mussel Propagation in Virginia
Presented to: R05, Hadley, MA
Neves 2003-08-18
Ecology of the northern yellow bat (Lasiuris intermedius) on Sapelo Island, Georgia
Presented to: Radford University
Coleman 2011-11-03
Black Bear Population Ecology in Virginia, USA
Presented to: Pingtung Universtiy of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Vaughan 2003-03-03
BMP efficacy in mitigating livestock impacts on benthic habitat quality
Presented to: Natural Resources Conservation Service - Virginia State Office
Angermeier 2020-02-04
Aquatic conservation: challenges for science and conscience.
Presented to: Colorado State University
Angermeier 2001-09-24
Applying the concept of biological integrity: IBIs and beyond.
Presented to: University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Frostburg, MD
Angermeier 2004-04-12
A modern Noah's Ark story: saving endangered mollusks from extinction.
Presented to: Virginia Tech
Neves 2001-02-20
Title Presenter Date
best available science Angermeier 2011-06-15
Virginia Master Naturalist Program Angermeier 2008-01-01
Viewing freshwater fish ecology through a landscape lens Angermeier 2002-03-10
Viewing aquatic conservation through a landscape lens Angermeier 2003-06-18
Using Acoustics to Identify Bats Ford 2020-09-08
The role of age structure and sex ratios in population dynamics Vaughan 2002-02-21
Spruce Restoration for Northern Flying Squirrels Ford 2020-04-15
Sociological constraints for aquatic conservation Angermeier 2003-06-19
Sex and age structure in wild animal populations Vaughan 2001-02-16
Presentation on “Best Available Science” to FiW graduate seminar Angermeier 2010-10-27
Presentation on “Aquatic Ecology” to Virginia Master Naturalist Program Angermeier 2010-11-08
Grantsmanship Neves 2005-09-20
Freshwater Biomonitoring Angermeier 2010-10-14
Freshwater Biomonitoring Angermeier 2010-11-11
Freshwater Biomonitoring Angermeier 2010-11-09
Fisheries & Wildlife Sciences Department Graduate Seminar course Angermeier 2010-01-01
Exploitation and Conservation of Freshwater Mussels Neves 2002-11-09
Ethical Treatment of Animals Vaughan 2002-12-06
Endangered Mussels Neves 2002-10-15
Endangered Aquatic Species Neves 2003-03-17
Effect of fire on the Northern Long-eared Myotis (Myotis septentrionalis) Austin 2015-09-18
Biological diversity and integrity: conceptions and applications Angermeier 2003-06-20
Biodiversity and endangered species Neves 2004-11-06
Bear Ecology and Management lecture to visiting class from College of Forest Resources, University of Arkansas-Monticello Vaughan 2002-06-24
Bear Ecology Lecture given to visiting Wildlife Management class from Hocking College, Ohio Vaughan 2002-03-02
Aspects of black bear biology and physiology Vaughan 2004-07-22
Aquatic conservation: challenge for science and conscience Angermeier 2002-03-24
Aquatic biodiversity and biological integrity Angermeier 2002-04-06
A Noah's ark story: saving endangered mollusks from extinction. Virginia Tech Lecture Series. Neves 2001-02-06
Student (Degree) Advisor Start Year End Year
tang, man (MS) Angermeier 2010 Present
garst, david (PhD) Angermeier 2010 Present
Zimmerman, Lora (MS) Angermeier 1999 2002
Williams, Craig (MS) Angermeier 1999 2003
Williams, Alison (PhD) Angermeier 1998 2003
Valenti, Ted (MS) Neves 2002 2004
True, Michael (MS) Ford 2019 Present
Timm, Anne (MS) Angermeier 2005 Present
Tilton, Mary (MS) Vaughan 2002 2005
Thorne, Emily (PhD) Ford 2014 2020
Taylor, Hila (MS) Ford 2019 Present
Sweeten, Sarah (PhD) Ford 2011 2016
St. Germain, Michael (PhD) Ford 2015 Present
St. Germain, Michaeal (PhD) Ford 2013 Present
Silvis, Alex (PhD) Ford 2011 2014
Settlage, Katie (MS) Vaughan 2003 2005
Quinlan, Braiden (MS) Ford 2020 Present
Quince, Gyasi (MS) Vaughan 1999 2002
Pritt, Jeremy (MS) Angermeier 2008 Present
Petty, Melissa (MS) Angermeier 2002 2004
Peoples, Brandon (MS) Angermeier 2008 Present
Olden, Julian (PhD) Angermeier 2001 2004
Odom, Rick (PhD) Ford 2011 2018
Nocera, Tomas (MS) Ford 2017 2018
Mutherspaugh, Mike (MS) Ford 2015 2017
McManamay, Ryan (PhD) Angermeier 2008 Present
McMahon, Sean (MS) Vaughan 2006 2008
McGhee, Jay (PhD) Vaughan 2001 Present
Maloney, Tim (MS) Neves 2003 Present
Mahoney, Kathleen (MS) Ford 2011 2013
Kniowski, Andrew (PhD) Ford 2012 2016
Kanine, Jennifer (PhD) Ford 2010 2016
Kane, Mamadou (MS) Ford 2011 2014
Kalen, Nick (MS) Ford 2016 Present
Kalen, Nicholas (MS) Ford 2017 Present
Johnson, Laura (MS) Angermeier 2004 2005
Houghton, Larry (PhD) Vaughan 2000 2005
Hooper, Melissa (MS) Vaughan 2004 Present
Hahn, Marissa (MS) Ford 2019 Present
Guyot, Jennifer (MS) Angermeier 2003 Present
Grogan, Whitney (MS) Vaughan 2002 2004
Gorman, Katherine (MS) Ford 2019 Present
Gilbert, Elizabeth (MS) Vaughan 2003 2005
Freeze, Sam (MS) Ford 2017 Present
Felipe, Filipa (PhD) Angermeier 2004 Present
Evans, Andrew (MS) Ford 2012 2014
Devers, Pat (PhD) Vaughan 2000 2004
Deeley, Sabrina (PhD) Ford 2016 2019
Davis, Miranda (MS) Vaughan 2006 2009
Davis, Michelle (MS) Neves 2002 2004
Coleman, Laci (MS) Ford 2011 2013
Clarson, Matt (MS) Neves 2004 Present
Campbell, Gretchen (MS) Neves 2002 2005
Burcher, Chris (PhD) Angermeier 2001 2005
Bumann, George (MS) Vaughan 1999 2002
Brown, Megan (MS) Neves 2002 2004
Barr, Elaine (MS) Ford 2016 2019
Austin, Lauren (MS) Ford 2014 2017