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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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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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Bear Cam View

Researchers at Virginia Tech, led by Professor Marcella Kelly of the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation, have placed collars counted with cameras on black bears. The cameras are providing…

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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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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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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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Outreach and International Affairs

Outreach and International Affairs fulfills the university’s global land-grant mission by building cross-sectoral partnerships, providing professional development programs, developing community…

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Student cares for wildlife from home to serve her community

Fourth year student Hannaleah Hoyt is taking her work home with her, thanks to an emergency order that was recently passed in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Working for the Southwest Virginia…

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Hokies help Cooper's hawk spread its wings and fly

A Cooper's hawk is flying free above Virginia Tech thanks to Hokies and the Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center of Roanoke. The hawk flew into a window and then spiraled to the ground at the…

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Virginia Tech students take part in wildlife field techniques course

Students in the College of Natural Resources and Environment participated in a 10-day field experience at Mountain Lake Biological Station in August. Field activities included bat detecting,…

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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…

From  Lee Friesland 2 likes 174 plays

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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