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CNRE Museum collection seeks to expand to broaden students hands-on learning experiences

The College of Natural Resources and Environment gives students the opportunity to learn about wildlife specimens inside the classroom through its museum collection located at Cheatham Hall. The…

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CNRE hosts Fall Forestry and Wildlife Field Tour

Combining education, networking, and sightseeing, the Annual Fall Forestry and Wildlife Field Tours have provided the opportunity to learn about sustainable forestry and wildlife management for over…

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Why do leaves change color in Autumn?

Professor John Seiler, a tree physiology specialist at the College of Natural Resources and Environment, explains why leaves change color in Autumn.

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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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When to expect fall colors to peak

According to John Seiler, a professor and tree physiology specialist, we can anticipate a good fall-color season in Virginia.

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Creating a sustainable foundation for products worldwide

Students and faculty at the Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design are studying how pallets behave while carrying different types of packages. The research will help manufacturers design new…

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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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Researching the value of hemp waste

The legalization of hemp and marijuana is fueling the emergence of the CBD industry, ultimately leading to the production of the large quantities of extracted Cannabis flower waste. A faculty and…

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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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Tech on Tap: Signed, sealed, delivered: Package delivery during the age of COVID

From Amazon packaging rules and the growth of e-commerce, Virginia Tech is working with industry partners to optimize the future of package distribution. Tech on Tap featured expert Laszlo Horvath,…

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This is who you are. This is who we are. #VTCALS

We dig deeper, seek higher, reach farther than ever before ... not because we can, but because we must. We are the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

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Fall color forecast looks promising, according to Virginia Tech’s John Seiler

All signs are pointing to a vibrant season of autumn color this year, thanks to plenty of summer and early fall rain, according to Virginia Tech tree physiology expert John Seiler. Professor Seiler…

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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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