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Marc Stern facilitates local solutions to global climate challenges

With extreme environmental events, such as drought, coastal and river flooding, and wildfires, increasing in frequency, there is an urgent need to develop strategies that will reduce negative outcomes.

Marc Stern facilitates local solutions to global climate challenges

Marc Stern facilitates local solutions to global climate challenges

The Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation is one of four departments within the College of Natural Resources and Environment and is one of the top programs in natural resource management in the United States.  Our top-flight education and research focus on the latest applications to uncover the science needed to manage forests and other natural resources. Our programs are diverse and approach critical natural resource issues from many disciplinary perspectives. From protected areas management and economic policy to forest soil productivity, urbanization, and genomics, we seek to discover new knowledge and technology to address the global challenges to come.

Employment Opportunity: Forestry Extension Associate

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Education

Graduate Education

Graduate Education

Grant helps Virginia Tech scientists find new ways to use secondary logging materials

Grant helps Virginia Tech scientists find new ways to use secondary logging materials
Grant helps Virginia Tech scientists find new ways to use secondary logging materials

Jeff Marion receives George Wright Society Award for natural resources achievement

Jeff Marion receives George Wright Society Award for natural resources achievement
Jeff Marion receives George Wright Society Award for natural resources achievement

Burning Issues

Burning Issues
Wildland Fire: Ecology and Management course. Today’s assignment: a prescribed burn.

Field Experiences in Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation video

Field Experiences in Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation video
Field Experiences in Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation video