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Rachel Morse named Outstanding Senior

From local shrews to ocelots in the Amazon, Morse’s academic journey in the wildlife conservation major has been defined by hands-on learning experiences.

Rachel Morse.
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Congratulations to all CNRE graduates!

Thank you for choosing CNRE and Virginia Tech. We are so proud of you and can't wait to see how you change the world.

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Take a CNRE class online this summer

Keep learning and making progress toward your degree wherever your summer adventures lead you; classes offered both summer sessions.

March 30, 2024. Geography students in the College of Natural Resources and Environment installed a weather station on top of Apple Orchard Mountain. This station allows researchers and the public to monitor conditions such as wind speed, humidity, and temperature in the region. [Photo by Clark DeHart/Virginia Tech]

Students in the foreground kneeling to tighten the tension on a wire; another student in the backgorund standing on a ladder next to the weather station.

Weather station installation

Students gained hands-on experience by installing a weather station that gathers data on atmospheric conditions around the tallest mountain in the central Blue Ridge.

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Spring 2024 issue of CNRE News is now online

Read about bringing circular economy to industry, executive leadership roles in conservation, experiential learning around the globe, and more.

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