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Team of faculty and students advances to final round in Casey Trees Foundation competition


May 2, 2013 – A team comprising faculty and students from three different colleges at Virginia Tech has advanced to the final round in a master plan design competition sponsored by the Casey Trees Foundation.

Out of 14 teams from across the country, Virginia Tech’s team is among four that have made it to the final round. They completed a mid-competition presentation at the Casey Trees headquarters in Washington D.C., Feb. 25, and are now preparing for the final in-person presentation in late May. The competition winner will be announced June 23.

The Casey Trees Foundation is a Washington D.C.-based nonprofit organization, established in 2002, that is committed to restoring, enhancing and protecting the tree canopy of the nation’s capital. To support this effort, the organization maintains the Casey Tree Farm, located on 730 acres of forests and fields bordered by the Shenandoah River in Clarke County, Va.  Read more.......


FREC Participating Team Members

    Taylor Chakurda

Taylor Chakurda, M.S.Student

    Headshot of John Munsell

John Munsell, Associate Professor and Forest Management Extension Specialist

    Dr. Eric Wiseman

Eric Wiseman, Associate Professor of Urban Forestry and Arboriculture

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