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    Into the woods: Forestry curriculum provides immersive experience , article

    The College of Natural Resources and Environment is where the fundamentals of forestry science merge with new technologies and hands-on experiences, readying students to take on the challenges of conserving, managing, and utilizing our forest environments.

    Date: Jul 17, 2023
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    Tracking the biggest trees in Virginia , video

    Faculty and student tree enthusiasts are increasing the care and appreciation of trees across the Commonwealth through the Virginia Big Tree Program, coordinated by the Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation. To learn more, including how to nominate a tree, visit

    Date: Jul 05, 2023
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    Virginia Tech's Board of Visitors get a closer look at the campus landscape , video

    Members of the Buildings and Grounds Committee took part in a tour of campus grounds. This tour was unique in that it primarily focused on the University's beautiful landscaping and urban forestry. The group's first stop was at the Merry Tree. Here, University Arborist Jamie King explained the historical significance of the tree, as well as the continued preservation efforts. Next, the tour took members of the Board of Visitors to the Drillfield where they discussed how landscape architects make decisions regarding high-traffic areas. Finally, the group visited the future site of the Sesquicentennial Grove.

    Date: Jun 07, 2022
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    Virginia Tech alumni fuel a burning desire to fight wildfires , article

    Several Virginia Tech alumni from the College of Natural Resources and Environment are dedicating their knowledge and skills to tackling one of the hottest issues in the nation: limiting and managing the often harmful effects of wildfires.

    Date: May 18, 2022
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    Virginia Tech to host Forest Landowner Extravaganza on May 5 , article

    Virginia forest landowners are invited to attend a networking and educational event held concurrently with the Virginia Forestry Summit.

    Date: Apr 15, 2022