8th Biennial Conference on University Education in Natural Resources -    March 25 - 27, 2010 -    Blacksburg, VA

Lodging/Travel

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A block of lodging rooms for the conference is being held at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center, a beautiful new facility located on the Virginia Tech campus at a special conference rate of $119.00 per night/single or $139.00 per night/double occupancy, plus tax.

For lodging reservations call toll free (877) 200-3360 or (540) 231-8000. Identify yourself as a participant in the 8th Biennial Conference on University Education in Natural Resources to receive the special lodging rate. Rooms will be held at the special rate until Thursday, February 25, 2010.

Parking permits or tags are NOT required for daily parking at the Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center. For those participants staying at the Inn, an overnight parking permit will be issued at check-in and an overnight fee of $3.00 will be applied.

An additional block of lodging rooms is being held at the Collegiate Inn of Blacksburg which is located adjacent to the Virginia Tech campus at a rate of $89.00 per night/single or double occupancy, plus tax. Reservations can be made online or by phone: (800) 465-4329 or (540) 552-7001. Please be sure to mention the name of the conference for this special rate. Rooms will be held at the special rate until Friday, February 26, 2010.

For other lodging options in the Blacksburg area, please visit: www.trails.com/all-hotels/city-hotel.aspx?dest=VA+Blacksburg

Travel and Area Information:

Participants are encouraged to make travel arrangements as early as possible.

Resources for travel to Blacksburg can be found at: www.vt.edu/where_we_are/maps/directions.html or www.cpe.vt.edu/home/resources/travel.html


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About Blacksburg

Blacksburg is located in the New River Valley. The Valley is a quiet place surrounded by natural beauty and bountiful resources. The Valley runs parallel with the Blue Ridge Mountains, which are to the south, and the Appalachian Mountains situated to the north while the nation's oldest river, the New River, stretches across this fertile land.



For more information and links to area attractions visit:


Continuing & Professional Education @ Virginia Tech