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Article ItemA tale of trusses and two-by-fours , article
The monthly housing report produced jointly by Virginia Tech and the Forest Service helps companies and individuals close the gap between changes taking place in the housing industry and the impacts such changes have on the hardwood and softwood industries.
Article ItemZooming loggers, high-fiving naturalists, and forest landowners education , article
Extension staff affiliated with the College of Natural Resources and Environment have taken steps to adapt their normally in-person programs to a largely virtual world.
Article ItemState launches wildlife conflict helpline , article
Deer are unwelcome visitors to residential gardens.
Article ItemWiseman leads Virginia Big Tree Program , article
Eric Wiseman, associate professor of urban forestry and arboriculture, has been named coordinator of the Virginia Big Tree Program.
Article ItemMunsell awarded $1.4 million for agroforestry projects , article
Associate Professor and Extension Specialist John Munsell has been awarded a total of $1.4 million to expand uses of agroforestry to enhance farm and forest production while achieving strategic conservation goals.
Article ItemForestry and Wildlife Field Tours 40th Anniversary , article
Combining education, networking, sightseeing, good food, and an opportunity to experience local communities, the field tours offer an incredible outdoor classroom on sustainable forestry management.
Article ItemOnline community promotes forest farming , article
Virginia Tech is leading the effort to use the new online research-based learning network eXtension to promote forest farming — the cultivation of high-value specialty crops under a forest canopy.
Article ItemMaster Naturalist program grant to enhance training curriculum , article
The Virginia Environmental Endowment announced awards of nearly $250,000 to protect and improve the region’s natural resources, including $20,000 for the Virginia Master Naturalist program.
Article ItemWorrell earns regional SAF award , article
Bill Worrell, Extension agent for Virginia’s Southwest District, received the Appalachian Society of American Foresters’ Volunteer Service Award.
Article ItemNSF Partnership Grant Expand Geospatial Education , article
The rapid growth of location-based applications and services has increased demand for technicians with skills in the acquisition and analysis of spatial data.
Article ItemNew technology has endless applications for natural resources management , article
Understanding landscapes and their assets is vital for sound management of natural resources. But in remote areas, the time and cost associated with data collection can hinder research efforts. Through the use of drones, college researchers are working to overcome those limitations.
Article Item'Chubby' makes his parade debut , article
Blacksburg’s Fourth of July parade welcomed a new entrant this year — a 10-foot-long bluehead chub dubbed “Chubby.”
Article ItemA step back in time , article
In honor of Virginia Cooperative Extension’s centennial in 2014, we present this brief history of Extension forestry, as drawn from a 1980 publication titled “College of the Fields.”
Article ItemNew sponsor for Virginia Master Naturalist program , article
The Virginia Master Naturalist program welcomes the Virginia Institute of Marine Science’s Center for Coastal Resources Management as its newest sponsoring agency.
Article ItemHigh-tech forestry research flourishes in rural Virginia , article
High-tech research on forests, nestled in a pastoral setting, offering outreach to citizens — the Reynolds Homestead has it all.
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