Article ItemDean's Perspective , article
I want to recognize and thank our federal partner agencies and scientists working alongside us in the college, as highlighted in two stories in this issue. These partnerships are forged on trust and impact, and we value this engagement throughout the college.
Article ItemUnder her wing: Wildlife student applies experience to rehabilitating birds , article
Wildlife conservation major Haley Olsen-Hodges, the staff naturalist at the Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center, brings extensive experience working with birds and other animals to the classroom.
Article ItemIsaiah Moore named 2021 Outstanding Senior for the College of Natural Resources and Environment , article
Early experiences motivated Moore, who will earn dual degrees in meteorology and geography, to study both the science of weather and the human impacts that extreme weather events can have.
Article ItemClass of 2021: Connecting with Indigenous groups defines one Hokie’s leadership journey , article
Senior Nizhoni Tallas’ interest in work with Indigenous groups to find innovative ways to share traditional knowledge while honoring cultures has spanned the country — and even the globe.
Article ItemCollege’s Leadership Institute takes its winter trip on the (digital) road , article
Instead of their traditional trip to Richmond and Washington, D.C., over winter break, the College of Natural Resources and Environment’s Leadership Institute students connected virtually with conservation leaders from around the country.
Article ItemCandice Luebbering receives Recent Alumni Award , article
Candice Luebbering holds the distinction of being the first person to earn a doctorate in the history of the Department of Geography.
Article ItemChip Cartwright earns Ut Prosim Alumni Award , article
Charles “Chip” Cartwright (’70 B.S.) was honored with the Influential Black Alumni Ut Prosim Award during the 2021 Black Alumni Reunion.
Article ItemCampus trees help train the next generation of arboriculturists , article
Arboriculture students got to see firsthand how to care for old trees like Virginia Tech’s Alwood Oak and participate in protection strategies used by urban foresters and arborists.
Article ItemWhat can stream quality tell us about quality of life? , article
Researchers are using stream quality data to find new insights into the interactions between the health of our natural spaces and human well-being.
Article ItemBiodiversity, fishing, and the environment: thinking globally to protect our oceans , article
Researchers estimate that 90 percent of the ocean’s biodiversity could be preserved by strategically protecting just 21 percent of the ocean, and that protecting high-priority areas would have significant ramifications for critically endangered ocean species.
Article ItemCoffee for the birds: connecting bird-watchers with shade-grown coffee , article
Researchers from Virginia Tech, Cornell University, and Columbia University examined ways to improve awareness of coffee grown in a way that protects bird habitat.