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Class of 2021: Connecting with Indigenous groups defines one Hokie’s leadership journey

Class of 2021: Connecting with Indigenous groups defines one Hokie’s leadership journey

Nizhoni Tallas, pictured during a Forest Ecology and Silvics lab in fall 2020, received the College of Natural Resources and Environment’s 2021 David Wm. Smith Leadership Award. Photo by Krista Timney, Virginia Tech.
Nizhoni Tallas, pictured during a Forest Ecology and Silvics lab in fall 2020, received the College of Natural Resources and Environment’s 2021 David Wm. Smith Leadership Award. Photo by Krista Timney, Virginia Tech.

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.

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Callery pear trees’ spring blossoms represent biodiversity loss in Virginia ecosystems April 2, 2021

Callery pear trees’ spring blossoms represent biodiversity loss in Virginia ecosystems April 2, 2021
Callery pear trees’ spring blossoms represent biodiversity loss in Virginia ecosystems April 2, 2021

Zooming loggers, high-fiving naturalists, and forest landowner workshops: Extension agents reach out in new ways

Zooming loggers, high-fiving naturalists, and forest landowner workshops: Extension agents reach out in new ways
Zooming loggers, high-fiving naturalists, and forest landowner workshops: Extension agents reach out in new ways

Finding a forest in the trees: students design management plans for forest landowners

Finding a forest in the trees: students design management plans for forest landowners
Finding a forest in the trees: students design management plans for forest landowners

Campus trees help train the next generation of arboriculturists

Campus trees help train the next generation of arboriculturists
Campus trees help train the next generation of arboriculturists

2019 FREC Annual Report

2019 FREC Annual Report
2019 FREC Annual Report

FREC Spring, Summer, Fall 2020 Newsletter

FREC Spring, Summer, Fall 2020 Newsletter
FREC Spring, Summer, Fall 2020 Newsletter

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