College of Natural Resources and Environment

Discover your passion in CNRE

John Kese found his niche in wildland fire management at Virginia Tech after his life took an unexpected turn.

Explore our majors

Finding the right major is as important as finding the right college. Get your feet wet by learning more about what you'll study in each CNRE major and why Virginia Tech's programs stand out.

Heads Up CNRE

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Don't miss out on what's happening this fall as CNRE students take their classroom learning and put it to the test in the field!

Fall is a great time to try out life as a Hokie

There's no better time to visit Blacksburg and Virginia Tech. Schedule your campus tour and CNRE interest session today!

Wildlife conservation students learn field techniques

Setting up camera traps and small mammal trapping grids, bat detecting, and managing bird counts were just part of the adventure!