Virginia State University (VSU) builds and strengthens forestry within the state. VSU Extension professionals support underserved populations, small and limited-resource landowners, and minority and economically disadvantaged communities. Educational outreach programs include small woodlot management practices, alternative forest production systems, and urban forest management practices.
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