CNRE students and faculty are involved in a wide range of organizations and clubs. Many of these groups are professional organizations, focused on exploring science and policy issues affecting natural resources, while also providing opportunities to get to know your fellow students.
Also, check out the hundreds of student organizations at Virginia Tech. There really is a group for every interest!
The Virginia Chapter of Alpha Zeta is a professional, service, and honorary fraternity for men and women in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Natural Resources at Virginia Tech. It is composed of student, alumni, associate, and honorary members who have been initiated by chartered chapters or alumni associations of the Fraternity.
Promotes the educational, scientific, and technological development and advancement of all branches of fisheries science and practice, including aquatic biology, engineering, economics, fish culture, limnology, oceanography, and technology.
Support our local, regional, and national water resources through water education, service, management, and research
The Virginia Tech Forest Products Club is a student chapter of the Forest Products Society. The club is for students interested in wood science and forest products. It is open to any undergraduate or graduate students attending Virginia Tech.
The Virginia Tech Forestry Club promotes a spirit of fellowship among students within the College of Natural Resources and Environment. The club encourages members of the other fields in the activities of the club, and engage in activities furthering the education and enjoyment of its members in the field of renewable natural resources.
Working to promote geographic awareness throughout Virginia Tech and the Blacksburg community. Our goal is to serve the Virginia Tech and the surrounding communities. Our service includes outreach educational activities and protecting and restoring the environment to achieve sustainability and conservation for the future.
Provides students with knowledge about and to prepare them for the 3rd largest industry in the world, Packaging Science. Many activities are organized through the club each year including participation in multiple design competitions.
To promote interest in atmosphere science and meteorology through social and educational events.
Promote careers in agriculture, natural resources, and other related sciences by providing a network of support for minority students
A student organization devoted to enhancing educational opportunities within natural resources recreation and related fields.
To discuss veterinary medicine and post bacchalaureate education for the furthing of the field.
Advances the science, education, technology, and practice of forestry; to enhance the competency of its members; to establish professional excellence; and, to use the knowledge, skills, and conservation ethic of the profession to ensure the continued health and use of forest ecosystems and the present and future availability of forest resources to benefit society.
Integrates the experience, knowledge, and participation of undergraduates, graduates, faculty, and wildlife professionals to provide learning opportunities and experiences for those with an appreciation and interest in wildlife.
The Society aims to provide opportunities for students to broaden their academic experience through invited speakers, competing in national urban forestry and arboriculture competitions, interaction with practicing professionals, and other field trips and events.
A student organization whose members have completed training and certification to fight wildfires. We go on calls with the Virginia Department of Forestry and the U.S. Forest Service within Virginia and beyond.
The Wood Enterprise Institute (WEI) at Virginia Tech is a student-run entrepreneurial venture managed by student teams. The WEI strives to be recognized and respected as a leading student-learning environment for creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
Recognize and encourages academic excellence among students of the College of Natural Resources and Environment.