Results for: Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation
Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation
Article ItemAlumni spotlight: Joe Ferguson ’77 spends a career training wildland firefighters , article
Joe Ferguson retired from the U.S. Forest Service in 2008, after serving 32 years in roles including incident commander of the Atlanta-based National Incident Management Team, assistant director of fire and aviation for the U.S. Forest Service’s southern region, fire staff officer for the National Forests in Florida, and founding director of NIPFTC.
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 ItemFrom mollusks to mountaintops: Working with federal agencies to make strides in conservation science , article
The many collaborations with federal scientists in the college not only help advance interdisciplinary research but provide opportunities for students interested in careers with government agencies.
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 ItemPathways minors tackle the challenges of the future , article
New minors in the College of Natural Resources and Environment target students interested in global natural resources challenges.
Article ItemNext Generation Scholars Program aims to increase diversity in the forestry and environmental resources fields , article
Three faculty members spearheaded the scholarship program to increase diversity at the undergraduate level, targeting first-generation students as well as women and people from underrepresented minorities.
Article ItemNew position will help equip students for career success , article
Ken Morgan of Morgan Lumber Company is funding a new director of employer relations position in the college.
Article ItemCollaboration sparks new and improved career preparation initiatives , article
Today’s graduates need much more than a strong academic background to land their first jobs and be successful in the workplace. Staff and faculty, including the college’s new director of employer relations, are working together and connecting with industry partners to prepare career-ready young professionals.
Article ItemResearch spotlight , article
Brief summaries of recent research projects in the college
Article ItemShannon McCabe receives Recent Alumni Award , article
Alumna Shannon McCabe (’10 B.S., ’12 M.S.), executive director of the Association of Consulting Foresters, knows how important forming connections with people is to managing and maintaining our natural resources.
Article ItemMaking our mark in carbon , article
The College of Natural Resources and Environment is uniquely positioned to take on the critical challenges of carbon, working collaboratively across a wide range of disciplines.
Article ItemCNRE by the numbers , article
A snapshot of the college is presented in a series of infographics.
Article ItemBringing in the class , article
Learn how the College of Natural Resources and Environment blends traditional and technology to create a pipeline of prospective students, a steady flow of admission applications, and a committed class of new students who can’t wait to study what they are passionate about and be a part of CNRE.
Article ItemLand managers gain tools to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions , article
Being able to measure forestry and agricultural intake and emissions of carbon dioxide is critical to developing a strategy for addressing climate change by reducing greenhouse gases. A team of 38 scientists has developed science-based methods for measuring changes in greenhouse gases.
Article ItemCadets highlight colors at football games , article
In a continuing partnership between the Virginia Tech football team and the Corps of Cadets, players and cadets are selected to highlight the colors during the pre-game ceremonies at each game.
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