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Outdoor labs provide hands-on learning for CNRE students

Outdoor labs provide hands-on learning for CNRE students

Outdoor labs provide hands-on learning for CNRE students

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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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FREC Spring 2022 Newsletter

FREC Spring 2022 Newsletter
FREC Spring 2022 Newsletter

2019 FREC Annual Report

2019 FREC Annual Report
2019 FREC Annual Report

Choosy lemurs choose sumac: how Hokie researchers are working to feed lemurs far from home

Choosy lemurs choose sumac: how Hokie researchers are working to feed lemurs far from home
Choosy lemurs choose sumac: how Hokie researchers are working to feed lemurs far from home

Read Jeffe Marion's recreation ecology research and Leave No Trace as part of the “Great Outdoors Month.”

Read Jeffe Marion's recreation ecology research and Leave No Trace as part of the “Great Outdoors Month.”
Read Jeffe Marion's recreation ecology research and Leave No Trace as part of the “Great Outdoors Month.”

Virginia Tech earns 13th Tree Campus USA recognition

Virginia Tech earns 13th Tree Campus USA recognition
Virginia Tech earns 13th Tree Campus USA recognition

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
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