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Forestry students learn through hands-on experience

Students in Carolyn Copenheaver's Forest Ecology and Silvics class are learning a measuring technique that allows them to determine the number of trees per acre. Additionally, students learn…

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Outdoor labs provide hands-on learning for CNRE students

Alumni Distinguished Professor John Seiler and his dendrology lab students will be roaming campus and nearby parks and forests as they learn to identify woody plants.

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Propagating mussel power to purify Virginia's freshwater

The Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Center at Virginia Tech is a cooperative research and propagation facility to restore and recover endangered freshwater mollusks in Virginia and adjacent states.

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Hutton Program brings budding marine biologists to campus

The Hutton Program, a pilot program partnering with the College of Natural Resources and Environment and the American Fisheries Society, is enlightening high-school students about career…

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An amazing ecosystem engineer in Southwest Virginia

Faculty and students from the College of Natural Resources and Environment are gaining a better understanding of the bluehead chub and uncovering their secrets just may be the key to conservation…

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Conservation incentives for farmers

This presentation on conservation incentives for farmers focuses on the economics of soil conservation and the federal incentives for farm conservation. Presented by Dr. Maria Bowman, USDA Economic…

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CNRE student finds great joy in helping wildlife

Haley Olsen-Hodges, a wildlife conservation major at the College of Natural Resources and Environment, currently works with wildlife at the Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center — an experience…

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Cherished oak tree provides a learning opportunity

Students from the College of Natural Resources and Environment met with University Arborist Jamie King and Geoff Manning of Manning Arboriculture to learn about the care that has been prescribed to…

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Business goals and sustainability

Consumer demand for food grown using sustainable farm practices is at an all-time high. This is compelling farmers to explore various options to improve sustainability. This webinar provides an…

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Mammalogy Class Utilizes Outdoor Spaces To Study Carnivores

Students in Professor Kevin Hamed's mammalogy class get an in-person look at identifying features of carnivorous mammals while utilizing outdoor spaces to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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HokieTalks: Sea levels are rising - Solutions for watermen and waterbirds

Sarah Karpanty with the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation in the College of Natural Resources and Environment, gives her presentation "Sea levels are rising: solutions for watermen…

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Exploring agriculture in South Africa

Follow a group of students through South Africa as they learn about agriculture, conservation, and wildlife management during a winter term abroad

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Zoo CREW learns from Virginia Tech wildlife experts

Faculty members and students from the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation lead an immersive learning experience for the Zoo CREW, a group of high school students who volunteer at the…

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Helping others, while pursuing a dream

Chanz Hopkins, a fish conservation major in Virginia Tech’s College of Natural Resources and Environment, has reinvented himself and will graduate this year, 17 years after graduating from…

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