The University of Vermont Wildlife and Fisheries Society provides a chance for students to pursue interests in wildlife with extracurricular opportunities for hands-on experience in wildlife management, educational outreach, field trips, recreation, and exposure to professionals in the field.
What do we do?
- UVM WFS and Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department Lecture Series
- Montreal Biodome – meet with resident marine biologist, Nathalie R. Le François, Ph.D., for a look into her research as well as a behind the scenes tour!
- Radio Telemetry and Wildlife Photography Workshop
- Annual Bioblitz
- Spiny Softshell Turtle Beach Cleanup
- White-tailed Deer Check Stations during Youth Weekend and the opening weekend of Rifle
- Owling and long-term bird monitoring project
- Hunter Safety Course
- Guest lectures/Q&A’s from renowned Wildlife Biologists from around the world (Joel Berger, Claudio Sillero, Forrest Hammond)
- Internship/job and applying to grad school fair with faculty panel
- Wildlife documentary viewings
- Annual tree planting at Missisquoi Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Email us at email@example.com!
President: Caitlin Drasher
Vice President: Matthew Gorton
Treasurer: Joe Taft
Secretary: Lauren Spendley
Event Coordinator: Jessica Colby
Associate Professor of Wildlife Biology, Jed Murdoch