From the Dean's Perspective
Article ItemConservation Management Institute realigns to maximize funding and research opportunities , article
The Conservation Management Institutes's realignment with the Departure of Fish and Wildlife Conservation will strengthen research opportunities, benefiting clients, students, and the community at large.
Article ItemExamining connections between human health and the environment in Central Appalachia , article
Within Central Appalachia's lush, green mountains lie some of the most dramatic human health inequities in the nation.
Article ItemOrder 2018 wildlife calendar highlighting students' research , article
The calendars highlight the students' work around the world.
Article ItemVirginia Tech unveils new brand platform , article
Virginia Tech is starting a new chapter of its story by unveiling a dramatic platform from which to share it.
Article ItemVirginia now ranks third for big trees, program earns award , article
Virginia moved up to third place on the 2017 American Forests Champion Trees national register, with 74 national champion trees.
Article ItemFaculty promotions , article
Several college faculty earned promotions in 2017.
Article ItemHammett appointed visiting professor at Nepal university , article
Under his four-year appointment, Hammett will work closely with the Agriculture and Forestry University's administration and faculty while continuing to teach and conduct research at Virginia Tech.
Article ItemMarion receives Boy Scouts Award , article
Marion, a recreation ecologist, has been instrumental in developing Leave No Trace, an educational program that guides outdoor recreation nationwide, and bringing it to the Boy Scouts.
Article ItemMcMullin named president of American Fisheries Society , article
The society is the world's oldest and largest organization dedicated to strengthening the fisheries profession, advancing fisheries science, and conserving fisheries resources.
Article ItemTwo faculty recognized by Alumni Association , article
Marcella Kelly received the Award for Excellence in International Research and Dean Stauffer received the William E. Wine Award.
Article ItemCamera-trap research paves the way for global monitoring networks , article
A team of researchers from universities, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations all over the world compiled camera-trap data from 12 countries to evaluate impacts on 96 carnivore species, ranging from Arctic foxes to Sumatran tigers.
Article ItemEar-stones provide clues to researchers studying migratory habits of Amazonian fish species , article
Ear-stones, or otoliths, growth and form rings each year that can be read in a similar way as a tree's rings.
Article ItemEconomic research supports tree cover recommendations , article
A new interdisciplinary study suggests that tree cover to real estate value maximizes at about 30 percent cover for residential properties.
Article ItemNonnative catfish not primary driver of American shad declines in James River , article
Although nonnative catfish do prey on shad and other native species, predation is not solely responsible for declines in these fish populations.
Article ItemPolicies protecting the Amazon need updating , article
Researchers examined how climate change is affecting the streams, rivers, lakes, and forests of the Amazon.
Article ItemResearch calls for enhancing long-term benefits of Farm Bill programs , article
Many landowners rely on conservation incentive programs to make improvements that also benefit the environment and society as a whole.
Article ItemRoad salts are reaching surface and ground waters , article
The study found that stormwater retention ponds are not completely effective at preventing road salts from contaminating streams and wetlands.
Article ItemStudy shows pine and spruce species adapt to climate change , article
The study should offer better recommendations for forest management strategies in changing climates.
Article ItemAlumni Profile: Mike Melo - Serving those 'in the arena' , article
Mike Melo ('79 B.S. forestry) has relied on the analytical skills and the values he developed through the rigorous training in the forestry program every day since graduation.
Article ItemEagle Scout alums help at Boy Scout Jamboree , article
Lee Spradlin and Bob Radspinner were among the many who volunteered at the Society of American Foresters booth at the 2017 National Boy Scout Jamboree in West Virginia.
Article ItemKluender inducted into Arkansas Foresters Hall of Fame , article
Richard Kluender served as dean of the School of Forest Resources and director of the Arkansas Forest Resources Center at the University of Arkansas-Monticello.
Article ItemStraka named Extension Forester of the Year , article
Tom Straka ('81 Ph.D.) accepts the Forest Landowners Association's 2017 Extension Forester of the Year award.
General ItemAdditional alumni news
We love hearing about all the great things going on with our alumni — awards, promotions, retirements, etc. Regrettably, we don’t have enough space in the newsmagazine to print them all. You can now catch up with former classmates and fellow Hokies online.