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Walter H. Smith

Associate Professor
Unit: UVA College at Wise
Department: UVA College at Wise
Office location and address
Science 136
1 College Avenue
Wise, Virginia 24293
Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from the University of Alabama
B.S. in Biology from Piedmont College
WS-Eastern Hellbender eDNA sampling and habitat assessment in the Southwest Virginia portion of the species range
Source: Pheasants Forever, Inc.
July 01, 2019 – August 30, 2022
WS - Green Salamander Surveys and Research
Source: Virginia Highlands Community College
May 01, 2018 – October 31, 2019
WS-Suitability of abandoned minelands as habitat for cliff dwelling salamander assmeblages
Source: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Universit
November 15, 2015 – June 30, 2016
  • Southwest Virginia Technology Council High Tech Green Award, 2015
  • Harrison Rising Star Award, UVa-Wise, 2014
  • Outstanding Watershed Educator Award, Upper Tennessee River Roundtable, 2014
  • Harrison Award for Mentoring Undergraduate Research, 2013