Recent News

SAVE THE DATES for upcoming future work events in Stadium Woods removing invasive plants with the NRV Virginia Master Naturalists. Saturdays: February 28, 2015, March 28, 2015 and April 11, 2015 (The Big Event) Contact Dianna Bridges for details.

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Thank You to Our Donors! Our Stadium Woods Endowment Fund has exceeded our $15,000 goal and we are seeking to grow the fund by $10,000 more this year! As soon as we reach $25,000 we will increase our goal to $100,000. Please consider a gift to the SW Fund this year!

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Announcing a new $5,000 Scholarship Fund for Undergraduate Summer Research in the woods! We need to raise $5,000 ASAP in order to make a grant for 2015. If you want to fund old-growth research NOW is the perfect moment to donate $5K to have research conducted in your honor or in honor/memory of a loved one. Please consider a gift in any amount.

Carola Haas ( for details.)

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Red Hill General Store

Red Hill General Store is a new river valley independent online business since 1998, Provide tools and resources for seasonal planting, food preservation, survival tales, heritage crafts and other affairs for good living. Find parts for your pressure cooker and canner, garden seeders, vintage galvanized tubs, Gilmore sprayer parts, or hypoallergenic glass milk bottles, and jars.

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Latest Blog Posts

Bowl Winners Deserve a Parking Lot – Take Action

By Rebekah Paulson, ex. director, Friends of Stadium Woods I am a Hokie Football Fan. I enjoy watching the games and cheering for the home team. The last three years I’ve had a chance to meet many of our fine players. They are friendly, humble, gracious and respectful. I spend a great deal of time […]

Why VA Tech’s old-growth forest deserves permanent preservation

By Rebekah Paulson, ex. director, Friends of Stadium Woods   The primary mission of Friends of Stadium Woods is to prevent development and seek permanent preservation of the rare old-growth predominantly white oak urban forest on the Virginia Tech campus. Stadium Woods merits celebration and protection as a historical and natural environmental resource. It is […]