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Welcome! See how the Urban Forestry Program at Virginia Tech is leading the way toward sustainable community forests in Virginia and beyond!


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Considering a Career in Urban Forestry?

Here at Virginia Tech, we have a nationally-recognized academic program in urban forestry with both undergraduate and graduate degree options. We offer an interdisciplinary, experiential-learning curriculum developed and delivered by faculty members who are experts in urban forestry. Read more about our academic program here.

Urban forestry is a rapidly growing profession with a diversity of career paths leading to rewarding, well-paying jobs. Alumni of our academic program have gone on to careers in industry, public service, non-profits, and academia. Read more about urban forestry career paths here.

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