Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology Research

Grad student in the field

Faculty and students in Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology conduct applied research to help guide sustainable solutions for conservation challenges locally, regionally and globally. For a look at topics graduate students have pursued, please visit the Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Library of the NC State Graduate School.

Learn more on our Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology Program Page

#2 in Wildlife Research

As the second best Fish and Wildlife Research Program in the country, our students assist with research projects focused on habitat management, citizen science, human dimensions, wildlife health, adaptive resource management, and quantitative ecology.

Core Research Themes

  • Population Biology
  • Climate Science
  • Citizen Science
  • Human Dimensions
  • Disease Ecology
  • Quantitative Ecology
  • Spatial Ecology
  • Urban Ecology
  • Habitat Management
  • Predator-Prey Interactions