Stadium Woods – Virginia

STADIUM WOODS – Ongoing effort to permanently protect the old-growth forest at VA Tech (11 acres)

Developer proposes new Green Street student housing development – Collegiate Times, 5.25.17 

  • “Residents raised other concerns as well, including the impact of the development on the old-growth Stadium Woods and stormwater runoff.”

Stadium View Planned Residential District (Rezoning request near Stadium Woods) –, May 2017

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 Stadium Woods plan released, debate continues
 – Roanoke Times, 9.29.16

Partners in Preservation: Volunteers care for Stadium Woods – Roanoke Times, 6.5.15

New Stewardship Plan announced for Stadium Woods – Collegiate Times, 1.22.15

VA Tech’s Stadium Woods not a priority for state lawmakers – Roanoke Times, 1.23.14

Virginia Tech won’t build on ‘stadium woods’ – CNN, 8.22.12

Committee: VA Tech should not cut down trees for sports complex – WTVR, 6.7.12

It’s football vs. forest in Va. Tech sports facility controversy – CNN, 6.1.12