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Free guided tours of Stadium Woods being offered Wednesday

By Web Staff, news@wdbj7.com
Published On: Jul 24 2013 04:55:20 AM EDT
Updated On: Jul 24 2013 04:55:39 AM EDT
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BLACKSBURG, Va. -

A Virginia Tech professor and a Blacksburg organization are offering you a free guided tour of Stadium Woods Wednesday.

Doctor Jeff Kirwan and the Southside Garden Club invite you to meet at the Cranwell International Cetner parking lot at 10:00 a.m.

They'll then lead you through Stadium Woods which is a patch of old-growth forest.

That means it was here when the European settlers first came to America.

Some experts think only one percent of all old-growth forests remain.