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Stadium Woods is not safe yet

Many of those following the news about the fate of Stadium Woods believe that Virginia Tech has decided against developing the woods. This is partially true; Athletics will not build the proposed indoor football practice facility in Stadium Woods. The woods, however, have not been given any permanent protection (source). Virginia Tech may still build […]

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Press Release: Friends Occupy 400 Year Old Tree Root Zones

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FRIENDS OCCUPY 400 YEAR OLD OAK TREE ROOT ZONES Virginia Tech continues to park football player vehicles on the root zones and under the ancient canopy of 400 year old trees in the old growth campus forest known as Stadium Woods. Despite repeated requests by campus and community constituents, vehicles are parked […]

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Letter to Governor Bob McDonnell

On October 5, 2012 we sent the following letter to the Governor of Virginia in the hopes of permanently preserving Stadium Woods. Download the PDF of the letter. RE: The protection and preservation of the old growth urban forest known as Stadium Woods on the Virginia Tech campus Dear Governor McDonnell: As you know, there […]

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Simple, quick actions you can take to help save Stadium Woods

Dear Friends of Stadium Woods, Our efforts are working! Please take further action to save Stadium Woods! Stadium Woods Urgent Action and Upcoming Events Call the Governor and Secy of Natural Resources ASAP. Call Sen. Mark Warner, Sen. John Edwards, and First Lady Michelle Obama. See details of upcoming events including 5/8 Sharyn McCrumb book […]

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To all Friends of Stadium Woods

Dear Friends of Stadium Woods, Thank you for your tireless efforts on behalf of the woods. It is time now to call our elected representatives, as advised by two of our legal counsel, to urge them to ensure that the woods are permanently protected from development, and that the woods be protected in a conservation […]

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