2009 Southern Forest Tree Improvement Conference - May 31 - June 3, 2009 - The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center - Blacksburg, Virginia

Lodging/Travel

room at inn

The conference will be held at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center, a beautiful new facility located on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Virginia. Lodging in this complex is at a special conference rate of $100.00 per night/single or double occupancy, plus tax.

For lodging reservations call toll free (877) 200-3360 or (540) 231-8000. Identify yourself as a participant in the Southern Forest Tree Improvement Conference to receive the special lodging rate. Rooms will be held at the special rate until Friday, May 1, 2009.

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.

For additional 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

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:


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