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Researchers seek to impact New Zealand water quality by understanding forest-water interactions

Researchers seek to impact New Zealand water quality by understanding forest-water interactions

Researchers seek to impact New Zealand water quality by understanding forest-water interactions
Kevin McGuire, left, and Brian Strahm are partnering on a project to better understand the dynamics of water and nutrients in forest systems in New Zealand. Photo by David Fleming, Virginia Tech.

The Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation is one of four departments within the College of Natural Resources and Environment and is one of the top programs in natural resource management in the United States.  Our top-flight education and research focus on the latest applications to uncover the science needed to manage forests and other natural resources. Our programs are diverse and approach critical natural resource issues from many disciplinary perspectives. From protected areas management and economic policy to forest soil productivity, urbanization, and genomics, we seek to discover new knowledge and technology to address the global challenges to come.

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Undergraduate Education

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Graduate Education

Student channels life-threatening diagnosis into a passion for wildland fire management

Student channels life-threatening diagnosis into a passion for wildland fire management
Student channels life-threatening diagnosis into a passion for wildland fire management

Nizhoni Tallas is first Hokie to receive Udall Scholarship in tribal policy

Nizhoni Tallas is first Hokie to receive Udall Scholarship in tribal policy
Nizhoni Tallas is first Hokie to receive Udall Scholarship in tribal policy

Burning Issues

Burning Issues
Wildland Fire: Ecology and Management course. Today’s assignment: a prescribed burn.

Field Experiences in Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation video

Field Experiences in Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation video
Field Experiences in Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation video