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Brendan Tumpey stands in graduation robe by NCSU Pulp and Paper Labs sign

Your Journey Begins Here

The best way to get a feel for what the College of Natural Resources has to offer is to schedule a visit or attend an information session.

'18 #NCStateCNR @ncstatealumni Nathan Honeycutt has been taking his degree in sustainable materials and technology in @ncstatefb to the next level. Honeycutt now works as a continuous improvement manager at @arauco_na, a global manufacturer of forest products. 

"It goes without saying that my role is important to the organization to keep us relevant in the marketplace, but I find the greatest fulfillment in the ability to solve problems with real-life impacts. A good portion of the projects I assume come directly from issues our team faces daily. Being able to help them, even in the slightest, is very rewarding."

To learn more about Nathan's journey, check out the link in the bio.
Happy #NationalSpousesDay to our favorite dynamic duo, Mr. and Ms. Wuf! 🐺 🐾 ❤️

@mr.wuf @ms.wuf
Take us back to sunny, warm days. 🌞 54 days until spring! 

Can you guess where this is? #NCStateOnCampus
Join #NCStateCNR and @ncstatefer Ph.D. students Lauren Pharr and Murry Burgess, founders of the nonprofit @FieldInclusive, as we raise money to expand the college’s field safety equipment. Together we’re raising awareness about the issues marginalized groups face in the field and taking action to build genuinely equitable and inclusive environments. 

Hands-on, in-the-field experiences are core to the education of our students, and we want to ensure that our undergraduate and graduate students, especially individuals from underrepresented and marginalized groups, continue to remain safe while they conduct research in the field. Identification equipment specific to NC State and the College of Natural Resources increases our students’ safety and decreases harassment while working outdoors and in remote locations. 

🔗 Click the link in our bio to learn more about how you can help.
Our very own Dr. Jonathan Casper, an associate professor in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (@ncstateprtm), is part of a global initiative to make sports more sustainable. 

Dr. Casper is a co-author of “Sports for Nature,” a report commissioned by the United Nations Environment Programme (@unep) to assess the environmental impact of sports and set a baseline for “nature-conscious work” in the sport sector. 

"This report serves as an initial step for sport in relation to nature. While there is a global movement to address climate change, pollution, and biodiversity, this is sports’ invitation to get on board. Ideally, this report is trying to go beyond awareness and initiate action. It asks sports to make commitments and be accountable for all operational aspects.” —@jonnycasper

Sports and its role in sustainability have long been a focus of Casper's work. In 2015, he and other staff helped launch Zero Waste Wolfpack, an initiative to engage fans and volunteers in recycling at @packathletics events.

Learn more through the link in our bio.
Bart Nicholson is an @ncstatefb alumnus who strives to give back to his alma mater that made such an impact on him. Nicholson, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in pulp and paper technology in 1981, was the first of his family to go to college. Following graduation, he went on to serve in a number of technical, operational, management and senior executive positions over the course of a 32-year career in the paper industry. 

Today, Bart and his wife have created the Bart and Pam Nicholson Endowed Scholarship to support first-generation #NCStateCNR paper science majors who belong to historically underserved or marginalized populations.

“I want to give them the chance I had. I want to help those who can use a little extra money and may have missed a scholarship opportunity in their first year. And for those who come from families that never had anyone in college, they may not know all the opportunities available to them. I want this to be a possibility for them."

🔗 Click the link in our bio to learn more about Bart's own journey to the College of Natural Resources.
Ivana Mali, an associate professor in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources (@ncstatefer), has been named the Ecology Wildlife Foundation Distinguished Scholar for Conservation Biology. 

In addition to teaching, Mali conducts research that examines how reptile and amphibian populations respond to anthropogenic stressors such as climate change, unregulated harvesting regimes and habitat degradation. 

"My goal is to excite students about ecology and conservation. Students can expect many hands-on exercises. I want them to get a glimpse of what I do as a researcher, so I always try to create small research projects for them.” 

Click the link in our bio to learn more about Mali and her journey from Serbia to NC State.
Happy first day of classes, #NCStateCNR!
She's passionate about fighting climate change and aspires to come up with concrete solutions through her research. 

Meet Julianne Reas, a second-year graduate student in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (@ncstateprtm) and a recent Global Change Fellow. Julianne is studying in the natural resources master’s degree program, which focuses on several aspects of natural resource policy, management and assessment. 

"We need climate action now. But we’re not going to be able to achieve our collective goals without people from varying backgrounds and influences all working to address them. I hope my research can contribute to the creation and implementation of more effective social strategies that ensures people are up to the task of addressing climate change head on." -@juliannereas

🔗 Click the link in our bio to learn more about Julianne.
Happy New Year’s Eve, #NCStateCNR family! From the reopening of the Natural Resources Library to the annual Rolleo competition, it’s been a wonderful year. 🎉 We’re thrilled to see what 2023 has in store.

Take a look back. 📽️
Wishing all of our #NCStateCNR faculty, students and staff very happy holidays! 🔴⚪ 🎄 Hope everyone enjoys their break!