Article ItemDean's Perspective , article
Our college is known for experiential learning, and this issue of CNRE News is filled with examples of students and faculty getting hands-on and getting their boots on the ground.
Article ItemWildlife conservation students take on real-world projects in capstone course , article
Students in Professor Sarah Karpanty’s senior capstone course synthesize what they’ve learned and apply it to field projects with local agencies and organizations.
Article ItemNew College of Natural Resources and Environment position to strengthen relationships with forestry industry , article
As the college’s new director of employer relations, Virginia Tech alumnus John Freeborn will help connect students with education and employment opportunities.
Article ItemInternships help ready the next generation of U.S. Air Force weather officers , article
Alumni from Virginia Tech filled more U.S. Air Force weather officer positions than any other university in the country this year.
Article ItemVirginia Tech hosts the national 2019 Packaging Jamboree , article
The student-led event welcomed 95 students from six universities and 50 industry professionals from 20 companies.
Article ItemDeirdre Conroy named 2019 Outstanding Senior for the College of Natural Resources and Environment , article
The wildlife conservation major has been involved in research projects that have taken her from the forests of Virginia to the jungles of Belize.
Article ItemClass of 2019: Laura Puckett merges a passion for the outdoors with keen insights into environmental data , article
Puckett, selected as the 2019 Outstanding Senior in the Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, has found her niche in the relatively new field of environmental informatics.
Article ItemClass of 2019: Geography major Neil Schubel charts a path around the world , article
Schubel’s quest for cultural awareness and desire to experience different physical environments and worldviews firsthand have defined his time at Virginia Tech.
Article ItemClass of 2019: Erin Lash goes ‘green’ as a sustainable biomaterials major , article
Lash’s coursework and educational experiences enabled her to develop a range of skills that are useful in the broader field of environmental science and can be applied to a variety of career avenues.
Article ItemNew environmental sensing and monitoring system tested and evaluated at Virginia Tech , article
The system, which will make it easier for scientists to monitor and collect data across landscapes, is being field tested at a site along Stroubles Creek.
Article ItemVirginia Tech team working to preserve the treasure of Hawaii’s forests , article
Researchers are using a steam-and-vacuum process to treat Hawaii’s prized ʻōhiʻa trees for a fungal pathogen.
Article ItemResearchers study people who feed birds in their backyards with implications for bird conservation , article
Researchers analyzed how people who feed birds notice and respond to natural events at their feeders by collaborating with Project FeederWatch, a program managed by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology that engages more than 25,000 people to observe and collect data on their backyard birds.
Article ItemBotswana president and first lady visit Centre for Conservation of African Resources , article
The center, co-founded by Professor Kathleen Alexander, serves as a base for Alexander’s extensive work in Botswana and provides unique opportunities for students involved in both research projects and outreach efforts.