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Virginia Wildlife Mapping:
An Environmental Endowment Project

    The Virginia Wildlife Mapping program is sponsored by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to increase environmental awareness for all citizens of the Commonwealth. Third, fourth, and fifth graders at Christiansburg Elementary School (CES) in partnership with the Virginia Tech Institute for Connecting Science Research to the Classroomare one of the first groups in the Commonwealth to participate in the program by exchanging wildlife diversity information between community and state levels. Learn how to train students anywhere to observe and report species identification by taking a census of wildlife in their community.
     Wildlife Mapping is a unique opportunity that allows students to investigate their environment while contributing valuable research to the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. WildlifeMapping is a proactive approach to identifying and protecting local habitats that are critical to species survival before their existence is threatened.


This page is maintained by: Cathy Ney cney@mail.mcps.org
Created by Cathy Ney: October 20, 1997
Last Update: January 26, 2001
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