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Are you a potential graduate student looking for a mentor? An undergraduate student exploring colleges? Or maybe another faculty member seeking a research partner? You can learn more about CNRE faculty members’ areas of expertise and obtain contact information by clicking on the department links below.

Enroll in the Ichthyology course and you’ll get the chance to don a pair of hip waders and explore local streams like Stroubles Creek, which runs through the Virginia Tech campus. Professor Don Orth will be right there beside you to help identify the common and celebrate the rare aquatic species that call Southwest Virginia home.

Assistant Professor Stella Schons teaches students about the economics and business of forestry, and her tools of the trade are models and spreadsheets. She’s putting these tools to work and collaborating with local communities to address one of the biggest and most complex challenges of our time: conservation and deforestation in the Amazon.