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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 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 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 ItemMeet some of the rock stars of Virginia Tech Geography , article
They are at center stage in the science of understanding why things are where they are.
Article ItemUnderrepresented high school students experience STEM fields firsthand in Botswana , article
Six students from Virginia’s Louisa County High School traveled to Professor Kathleen Alexander’s research site in Botswana this past summer, where they learned about animal and public health research and were mentored by Virginia Tech undergraduate students.
Article ItemAlumnus helps kids explore freshwater streams and rivers by getting their feet wet , article
Craig Roghair (’00 M.S.) helped jump-start the USDA Forest Service’s freshwater snorkeling program for students from fourth grade through high school.
Article ItemHumans-wildlife-ecosystems in balance , article
Kathleen Alexander’s multidimensional research impacts Botswana and beyond. Wildlife and infectious disease expert a vital leader with Botswana’s communities, tribal chiefs, and government officials.
Article ItemWeather stations promote a range of study at Roanoke schools , article
Wanting to find the best locations within the city of Roanoke, Va., for growing gardens sparked the idea to install weather stations.
Article ItemState launches wildlife conflict helpline , article
Deer are unwelcome visitors to residential gardens.
Article ItemBirds and windows: a deadly dilemma , article
The study has identified the worst of the corporate center’s buildings and narrowed it to specific sides of those buildings to target for treatment.
Article ItemWildlife graduate student finds camera traps an effective tool for studying Africa wildlife communities , article
When most people think of Africa, they picture sprawling savannahs and big cats stalking through tall grasses. But with predator populations in Africa declining by as much as 80 percent, the image of that landscape is changing. To help protect it, researchers are finding new ways to understand animal populations.
Article ItemGeography teacher training academy tours mining towns , article
Stewart Scales led an excursion for 20 high school teachers to two mining communities in far Southwest Virginia — Appalachia and Big Stone Gap, Scales’ hometown.
Article ItemCollege partnership with Forest Service leverages sustainability efforts , article
Through cooperative agreements, the Forest Service provides vehicles, equipment, time, and expertise in mentoring both undergraduate and graduate students across campus.
Article ItemFurthering geospatial education , article
To meet the ever-increasing demand for geospatial technology professionals in the public and private sectors, the Virginia Geospatial Extension Program continues its effort to educate community college and high school faculty members in this evolving field of study.
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