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Conservation Management Institute encouraging farmers to plant switchgrass for fuels
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-04-18)
Over 50 experts on renewable electricity generation and related topics met Monday at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research to discuss the possibility of starting a renewable energy initiative in Virginia that ...
College of Natural Resources doctoral student receives Environmental Protection Agency fellowship
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2009-06-12)
Christine Bergeron of Old Orchard Beach, Maine, a doctoral student in Virginia Tech's College of Natural Resources, received a fellowship from the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) National Center for Environmental ...
Audrey Zink-Sharp appointed wood science and forest products interim department head
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2009-06-17)
Audrey Zink-Sharp has been appointed as interim head of the Department of Wood Science and Forest Products in Virginia Tech's College of Natural Resources.
Virginia Tech part of Virginia Space Grant Consortium awarded nearly $900,000 by National Science Foundation
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2009-07-20)
The Virginia Space Grant Consortium has been awarded a grant of $894,228 by the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Advanced Technological Education Program for the Geospatial Technician Education through Virginia's Community ...
Chip Frazier named Thomas M. Brooks Professor of Wood Science and Forest Products
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2007-03-28)
Charles E. "Chip" Frazier of Blacksburg, professor of wood science and forest products in the College of Natural Resources at Virginia Tech, has been appointed the Thomas M. Brooks Professor of Wood Science and Forest ...
Louis Helfrich honored with emeritus status
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2007-03-27)
Louis Helfrich of Blacksburg, professor of fisheries and wildlife science in the College of Natural Resources at Virginia Tech, was conferred with the title, "professor emeritus" by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors ...
University offers online course for owners of forest land
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2007-03-14)
The Virginia Forest Landowner Education Program announces an online Woodland Options for Landowners course. The purpose of the course is to provide an introductory level understanding of basic forest management principles ...
Forestry program tops in North America
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2007-03-13)
Virginia Tech came out on top of a recently published study of forestry program research rankings by Auburn University. The peer reviewed academic study, which appeared in the Journal of Forestry, looked at the research ...
Virginia begins Master Naturalist program emphasizing volunteer training
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-04-24)
A new partnership in the state, the Master Naturalist Program, is a grass-roots effort to train a cadre of volunteers who will work in their local communities to improve the environment.
Session on manufacturing and marketing forest resources to be held in Richmond
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-05-03)
Virginia Tech assistant professor and wood products extension specialist Brian Bond along with professor and forest products marketing extension specialist Bob Smith will offer a unique training session on the manufacturing ...