W. Daniel (Dan) Edge
Department Head and Professor of Wildlife Ecology

Provides leadership and administrative oversight of department academic, research and extension/outreach programs; mentors faculty members; advises graduate students; teaches undergraduate and graduate classes.

OSU Campus
Fisheries and Wildlife
Nash Hall 104C
United States
(541) 737-2910
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Research

Population and habitat ecology of wildlife in forest and agricultural ecosystems; mammal conservation and management; administration and policy; university education pedegogies, especially distance education.

Teaching

FW 251 Principles of Fish and Wildlife Conservation

FW 307 Specialization Development

FW 350 Endangered Species, Society and Sustainability

FW 435/535  Wildlife in Agricultural Ecosystems

FW 489  Effective Communications in Fisheries and Wildlife

FW 599  Teaching Practicum

Directs Agricultural and Natural Resources Study Abroad Program in Chile

Biography

Ph.D. - 1985 - Forestry, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana
M.S. - 1982 - Wildlife Biology, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana
B.S. - 1979 - Forestry, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana
B.S. - 1979 - Wildlife Biology, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana

I can serve on graduate committees

Awards and Honors

Student Learning and Success Teamwork Award, Oregon State University, 2013.

Excellence in Wildlife Education Award, The Wildlife Society, 2012.

Excellence in Teaching Award, University Professional and Continuing Education Association, 2012.

Elected Fellow, The Wildlife Society, 2011.

Distinguished Graduate, College of Forestry and Conservation, University of Montana, 2008.

Agricultural Research Foundation Leadership Award, College of Agricultural Sciences, Oregon State University, 2007.

Gold Award, Long Publication Category for Ecology and management of eastern Oregon forests: A comprehensive manual for forest managers, from the Association of Natural Resources Extension Professionals, 2005.

The E.R. Jackman Oldfield Team Award for Klamath Basin Analysis Team, College of Agricultural Sciences, Oregon State University, 2004.

The Oregon Chapter of The Wildlife Society Award for Lifetime Achievement, Oregon Chapter of The Wildlife Society, 2003.

Excellence in Teaching Award, Western Region, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Higher Education Program, and the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, 2002.

Bronze Award, Distance Education and Instructional Design, Education Production for Credit for Wildlife in Agricultural Ecosystems, from Agricultural Communicators in Education, 2001.

Wade Excellence in Teaching Award, College of Agricultural Sciences, Oregon State University, 2000.

Ted Trueblood Outstanding Communicator Award, Idaho Chapter of The Wildlife Society, 2000.

Silver Award, Information Technology, Web site for Principles of Wildlife Conservation, from Agricultural Communicators in Education, 2000, with John Loegering.

Silver Award, Distance Education and Instructional Design, Education Production for Credit for Principles of Wildlife Conservation, from Agricultural Communicators in Education, 1999.

Silver Award, Special Program or Documentary for Strangers in Our Waterways, from Agricultural Communicators in Education, 1995.  

Gold Award, Educational Productions for Non‑credit for Strangers in Our Waterways, from Agricultural Communicators in Education, 1995.

Outstanding Professional Skill Award, Electronic Media‑Television for Strangers in Our Waterways, from Agricultural Communicators in Education, 1995.