Catawba professor tapped to serve on Nongame Wildlife Advisory Committee

Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 17, 2017

Joe Poston, an associate professor of biology at Catawba College, has been appointed by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission as an at-large conservation stakeholder affiliate on the Nongame Wildlife Advisory Committee.

Poston’s appointment is for three years and will expire on June 30, 2020.

Poston attended his first meeting as a member of the advisory committee on Aug. 10 at the Wildlife Resources Commission headquarters in Raleigh.

Poston, who earned his doctorate in ecology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is interested in animal behavior, ornithology and ecology. He joined the faculty at Catawba in 2000, serving first as a visiting assistant professor in the biology department, before moving to a tenure-track faculty position.