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Hokie Hike: Pandapas Pond with John Seiler, Virginia Tech’s Dr. Dendro

Join John Seiler at Pandapas Pond for a #HokieHike on easy trails November 6. Hikers will be able to discuss—and taste—common and unique tree species found in the area! Register here:

Join John Seiler at Pandapas Pond for a #HokieHike on easy trails November 6. Hikers will be able to discuss—and taste—common and unique tree species found in the area! Register here:

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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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Outdoor labs provide hands-on learning for CNRE students

Choosy lemurs choose sumac: how Hokie researchers are working to feed lemurs far from home
Outdoor labs provide hands-on learning for CNRE students

Forestry students learn through hands-on experience

Forestry students learn through hands-on experience
Forestry students learn through hands-on experience

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

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.”
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