With new degree programs in place, record enrollment, a strong research agenda, and award-winning outreach to the commonwealth, we have to ask, “What’s next?”
Among the many multi-agency collaborations that have benefited the college and the environment, a recent project studies aquatic organism passage in streams.
Last fall, geography instructor John Boyer, aka the Plaid Avenger, took to the high seas on a Semester at Sea.
Virginia Tech is leading the effort to use the new online research-based learning network eXtension to promote forest farming — the cultivation of high-value specialty crops under a forest canopy.
Virginia Tech is ranked as an elite institution in 13 of the 30 subjects evaluated at more than 3,000 universities worldwide, putting it in the top 200 of the ranked programs.
Using a simple survey tool, a team of researchers led by Associate Professor Kathleen Alexander has done what complex studies have failed to do.
Professor Barry Goodell and his colleagues discovered how “check valves” in wood cells control sap flow and protect trees when they are injured.
For years, scientists have assumed that if mercury is high and increasing in fish in the North American and European Arctic, the same is true of fish elsewhere in the Arctic.
As it left a path of destruction on Eastern U.S. shorelines, Hurricane Sandy created three inlets on Long Island’s south shore.
Scientists from Virginia Tech, the Woods Hole Research Center, and the University of California Santa Barbara are collaborating with Brazilian scientists to explore the ecosystem consequences of three extreme weather events.
Through cooperative agreements, the Forest Service provides vehicles, equipment, time, and expertise in mentoring both undergraduate and graduate students across campus.
Mohamed Mwinyi fell in love with geography on his first day of third grade in Boko, a small town outside Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania.
Wanting to find the best locations within the city of Roanoke, Va., for growing gardens sparked the idea to install weather stations.
The Virginia Tech Forestry Club hosted the 57th annual Southern Forestry Conclave March 14-15 at Claytor Lake State Park.
Much has changed since three Virginia Tech students attended the American Meteorological Society’s conference a few years ago.
Students plant native holly in Ireland’s Connemara National Park as part of a reforestation project to reestablish native woodlands.
Emily Hutchins of New Castle, Va., has been named the college’s director of development.
In today’s tough economic environment, students have the advantage of a swell of financial support from the Virginia Forestry Educational Foundation, which has been providing scholarships and other funding for four decades.
Professor Robert Smith and Assistant Professor Henry Quesada of the Department of Sustainable Biomaterials attended the 10th Annual Vietnam International Woodworking Industry Fair last fall.
Bibhuti Ranjan Jha of Kathmandu University in Nepal spent six months in Blacksburg as a Fulbright Scholar studying fish sampling and data management.
Weaving together science and small business practices, Dana Beegle (’94 B.S. in forestry) is a shining example of education and entrepreneurship.
John E. Green III (’70 B.S. in forestry and wildlife) of Steinhatchee, Fla., passed away Jan. 25, 2014, at the age of 66.
Jonathan Haufler brings his diverse background to two new positions.
Tony Scardina most recently served as the forest supervisor on the Ottawa National Forest in Michigan.