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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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Wind, solar, and geothermal energy production on farms

This webinar on systems for production of renewable energy on farms was presented by John Ignosh, Biological Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech & Virginia Cooperative Extension; Dr. Joyce…

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Greenhouse horticulture

The eighth in a series of 20 webinars in the Virginia Sustainable Farms and Agribusiness Education Initiative. Presented by Dr. Rosa Raudales, Associate Professor of Horticulture and Greenhouse…

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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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ENGR 3124 M4-2 Energy Storage

ENGR 3124 Pre-recording of M4-2 Energy Storage slides

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Protecting a natural resource we can't live without

Tess Thompson's Stream Restoration students are protecting a most-valued natural resource — fresh water — by studying stream ecosystems and restoration.

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Hampton Roads AREC Field Day

Saied Mostaghimi introduces the Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center as well as shares about the various research being conducted at the center. Stakeholders also share their…

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Virginia's Noxious Weeds

Virginia's Noxious Weeds by Dr. Michael Flessnerfor PSEW 2020

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Addressing Potable Water Scarcity in Appalachia

Associate Professor of Biological Systems Engineering Leigh-Anne Krometis and her team study the scarcity of potable in home water throughout Appalachia and the potential dangers encountered by those…

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Internships have laid foundation for graduate's career

As he prepares for graduation in December, College of Natural Resources and Environment senior Jonathan Reynolds says that his internship experiences have laid an important foundation for a career in…

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The problem of algae blooms

Shane Ross, professor of Aerospace & Ocean Engineering, is working to predict the effects of harmful algae blooms.

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Meet a Hokie: Jesika McDaniel

Jesika McDaniel is a junior majoring in Biological Systems Engineering. Jesika recently traveled to New Orleans, Louisiana to test how well faucet filters worked in lead-contaminated homes.

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Researchers craft unique system for predicting water quality in reservoir

A Virginia Tech team, led by Cayelan Carey, assistant professor of biological sciences, has created a water forecasting system that the Western Virginia Water Authority in Roanoke is using to predict…

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Welcome to the Pathways to Sustainability minor

This minor integrates perspectives and tools from natural and social sciences with those from art, design, and humanities. Students will acquire an expansive, multicollege conceptualization of…

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What is Virginia Tech's Fog Harp?

The fog harp received international attention when Virginia Tech professors Jonathan Boreyko and collaborator Brook Kennedy first debuted it. But what exactly is it and how does it work?

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Freshwater ecology professor stresses importance of Duck Pond to learning experience

Dr. Cayelan Carey, assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, works as a freshwater ecologist both in the classroom and out in the field. Dr. Carey says students learn a lot from…

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