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Suspension bridge - Survey: Tourists' Long-Term Plans More Uncertain Under Climate Change - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Aug 25, 2023

Survey: Tourists’ Long-Term Plans More Uncertain Under Climate Change

Findings from a new study suggest that climate change could impact not only the total number of tourists visiting a place, but also the timing and duration – factors that could be important for tourism-related staffing and revenue.

Forest fire - Climate Change Is Increasing Wildfire Risks for Forests. What Can We Do About It? - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Aug 14, 2023

Climate Change Is Increasing Wildfire Risks for Forests. What Can We Do About It?

An NC State researcher’s work not only offers a glimpse at what wildfire risks might look like under climate change, but also offers insight into the costs and benefits of solutions for mitigating those risks.

House wren - For Two Backyard Bird Species, More Light Pollution Is Linked to Lower Survival - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Aug 14, 2023

For Two Backyard Bird Species, More Light Pollution Is Linked to Lower Survival

New findings led by NC State researchers could be important to whether backyard birds will thrive as urbanization expands.

Elm zigzag sawfly - Researchers Tracking New Invasive Insect - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Aug 1, 2023

Researchers Tracking New Invasive Insect

NC State researchers are tracking a new invasive insect: the elm zigzag sawfly.

Girl looking through a microscope - Citizen Science Inspires Kids to Take Local Action - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jul 27, 2023

Citizen Science Inspires Kids to Take Local Action

A program designed to get Girl Scouts involved in citizen science motivated girls to tackle scientific or environmental problems in their communities, NC State researchers found.

Hatched turkey eggs - Secrets of Wild Turkey Nesting Revealed - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jul 13, 2023

Secrets of Wild Turkey Nesting Revealed

The Abstract spoke to an NC State wildlife expert to learn some of the basics of wild turkey nesting.

A turkey hen and her babies Timing of Turkey Nesting May Not Shift With Changing Climate - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jul 13, 2023

Timing of Turkey Nesting May Not Shift With Changing Climate

A new study led by NC State researchers finds eastern wild turkeys in the South are unlikely to make meaningful changes in the timing of when they begin nesting, even under climate change.

Spruce weevil - Study Reveals How a Tall Spruce Develops Defense Against Hungry Weevils - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jul 10, 2023

Study Reveals How a Tall Spruce Develops Defense Against Hungry Weevils

Findings from a new study could help researchers breed genetically improved Sitka spruce trees resistant to a nibbling insect.

Aerial view of South Florida - New Tool Maps South Florida Fire Risk Pixel by Pixel - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jun 27, 2023

New Tool Maps South Florida Fire Risk Pixel by Pixel

NC State researchers designed a computer model, “FireHydro,” to allow fire managers to map fire risk in South Florida on a day-to-day basis.

Eastern cottontail - During 'Anthropause,' Animals Moved More Freely - College of Natural Resources NC State University

Jun 8, 2023

During ‘Anthropause,’ Animals Moved More Freely

A new study suggests animals were able to move more freely during COVID-19 lockdowns.

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Laura Oleniacz

Suspension bridge - Survey: Tourists' Long-Term Plans More Uncertain Under Climate Change - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Aug 25, 2023

Survey: Tourists’ Long-Term Plans More Uncertain Under Climate Change

Findings from a new study suggest that climate change could impact not only the total number of tourists visiting a place, but also the timing and duration – factors that could be important for tourism-related staffing and revenue.

Forest fire - Climate Change Is Increasing Wildfire Risks for Forests. What Can We Do About It? - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Aug 14, 2023

Climate Change Is Increasing Wildfire Risks for Forests. What Can We Do About It?

An NC State researcher’s work not only offers a glimpse at what wildfire risks might look like under climate change, but also offers insight into the costs and benefits of solutions for mitigating those risks.

House wren - For Two Backyard Bird Species, More Light Pollution Is Linked to Lower Survival - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Aug 14, 2023

For Two Backyard Bird Species, More Light Pollution Is Linked to Lower Survival

New findings led by NC State researchers could be important to whether backyard birds will thrive as urbanization expands.

Elm zigzag sawfly - Researchers Tracking New Invasive Insect - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Aug 1, 2023

Researchers Tracking New Invasive Insect

NC State researchers are tracking a new invasive insect: the elm zigzag sawfly.

Girl looking through a microscope - Citizen Science Inspires Kids to Take Local Action - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jul 27, 2023

Citizen Science Inspires Kids to Take Local Action

A program designed to get Girl Scouts involved in citizen science motivated girls to tackle scientific or environmental problems in their communities, NC State researchers found.

Hatched turkey eggs - Secrets of Wild Turkey Nesting Revealed - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jul 13, 2023

Secrets of Wild Turkey Nesting Revealed

The Abstract spoke to an NC State wildlife expert to learn some of the basics of wild turkey nesting.

A turkey hen and her babies Timing of Turkey Nesting May Not Shift With Changing Climate - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jul 13, 2023

Timing of Turkey Nesting May Not Shift With Changing Climate

A new study led by NC State researchers finds eastern wild turkeys in the South are unlikely to make meaningful changes in the timing of when they begin nesting, even under climate change.

Spruce weevil - Study Reveals How a Tall Spruce Develops Defense Against Hungry Weevils - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jul 10, 2023

Study Reveals How a Tall Spruce Develops Defense Against Hungry Weevils

Findings from a new study could help researchers breed genetically improved Sitka spruce trees resistant to a nibbling insect.

Aerial view of South Florida - New Tool Maps South Florida Fire Risk Pixel by Pixel - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jun 27, 2023

New Tool Maps South Florida Fire Risk Pixel by Pixel

NC State researchers designed a computer model, “FireHydro,” to allow fire managers to map fire risk in South Florida on a day-to-day basis.

Eastern cottontail - During 'Anthropause,' Animals Moved More Freely - College of Natural Resources NC State University

Jun 8, 2023

During ‘Anthropause,’ Animals Moved More Freely

A new study suggests animals were able to move more freely during COVID-19 lockdowns.