Blue Ridge Institute for Environmental Studies (SU-BRIES)


Blue Ridge Institute for Environmental Studies


With a focus on environmental quality, community education and natural places in the Shenandoah Valley region, SU-BRIES is a project of Shenandoah University’s Environmental Studies Department.

Originally known as the Blue Ridge Institute for Environmental Studies, BRIES was founded in 1991 by members of the university’s biology and education faculty.