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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.

From  Ray Meese 0 likes 880 plays

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…

From  Ray Meese 0 likes 513 plays

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…

From  Ray Meese 1 likes 491 plays

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…

From  Lee Friesland 2 likes 181 plays

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…

From  Megan Zalecki 0 likes 97 plays