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Fraser fir Christmas trees - Building a Better Christmas Tree - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Nov 30, 2021

Building a Better Christmas Tree

NC State researchers are studying Fraser fir Christmas trees to improve their qualities using genetics. 

Amazon Rainforest deforestation - Is it Too Late to Save the Amazon Rainforest - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Nov 30, 2021

Is It Too Late to Save the Amazon Rainforest?

Erin Sills, Edwin F. Conger Professor of Forest Economics and head of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State, explores what the future holds for an ecosystem that faces record deforestation rates. 

Dire Dialog - Latino Outdoors Founder Jose Gonzalez to Lead DIRE Dialog Seminar - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Oct 18, 2021

Latino Outdoors Founder José González to Lead DIRE Dialog Seminar

González and his organization strive to inspire, connect and engage Latinx communities in nature. 

Aldo De Leon Resendiz - Graduation to Vocation: Engineering Paper Mill Processes - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jun 14, 2021

Graduation to Vocation: Engineering Paper Mill Processes

Aldo De Leon Resendiz graduated in May 2021 with degrees in paper science and engineering and chemical engineering, along with being a Goodnight Scholar, University Scholar and member of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. Now an NC State alumnus, De Leon will work for International Paper as a REACH (Recruit, Engage, Align College Hires) engineer. 

Ben Zino with a snake - CNR Student Ben Zino Promoting Wildlife Conservation One Video at a Time - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Apr 26, 2021

CNR Student Ben Zino is Promoting Wildlife Conservation One Video at a Time

Ben Zino is a junior majoring in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology. Zino is also a Park Scholar and minoring in environmental education. His passion for conservation led him to create The Wild Report, a YouTube channel with over 23,000 subscribers that highlights various wildlife species and promotes local conservation efforts. 

Mar 8, 2021

Black Excellence: Zakiya Leggett

This post was originally published in Giving News. 

Ryan Barnes - Five Questions with Process Engineer Ryan Barnes - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Feb 1, 2021

Five Questions with Process Engineer Ryan Barnes

A scholarship enabled Ryan Barnes to graduate from the College of Natural Resources in 2016 with degrees in paper science and engineering and chemical engineering. He’s now using the skills he gained at NC State as a process engineer for Cree Inc., a North Carolina-based manufacturer of semiconductor products. 

Nov 13, 2020

The Sustainable Bioproducts and Bioenergy Program (SBBP) Adapts to COVID-19

The Sustainable Bioproducts and Bioenergy Program is a collaboration between NC State’s College of Natural Resources led by Dr. Richard Venditti and the College of Education led by Dr. Margaret Blanchard. Currently, the program is focused on educational outreach in high schools, particularly those in rural communities. The SBBP team works with science teachers in these communities to provide distance courses, lesson plans, hands on workshops, and resources to promote sustainable practices using plant-based and renewable resources.  

graduates - A Shared Path to Success - College of Natural Resources NC State University

May 14, 2019

A Shared Path to Success

Study abroad, hands-on projects at the College of Natural Resources, scholarship support and friendship have helped prepare parks, recreation and tourism management majors Cashie Naylor and Emily Fletcher for their next steps. 

Mary Valverde - Achieving Sustainable Success - College of Natural Resources NC State University

May 7, 2019

Achieving Sustainable Success

In the College of Natural Resources, graduating senior Mary Paz Alvarez Valverde discovered a passion for understanding “trash” and its significance in today’s world.