Our Mission

The Mission of the Virginia Tech Urban Forestry Program is to advance the science and practice of urban forestry through research, education, and outreach.

Our Goals

  • Provide a stimulating environment for our students that emphasizes practical solutions to societal problems.
  • Foster appreciation of the intellectual and philosophical origins of modern urban forest science
  • Deliver the best education possible for future urban forestry professionals at both the undergraduate and graduate level
  • Create a collegial and supportive atmosphere that values open communication and intellectual integrity
  • Enhance appreciation of urban forest resources through public and professional education

To learn more about the past, present, and future of Virginia Tech’s urban forestry program, check out this presentation.