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Mar 8, 2018
Who Can Name the Most North Carolina Wildlife?
NC State researchers in environmental education study how students learn about biodiversity and whether they have an interest in conservation biology – protecting wildlife species in the future.
Oct 3, 2017
Fall Seminars Are Back
Feb 23, 2018
Intensive Biomass Harvest Linked to Fire Ant Colonization, Decreased Invertebrate Diversity
Removing almost all of the woody debris on the ground after timber cutting can open the door to red imported fire ant colonization, according to in-depth studies in managed forests in North Carolina and Georgia. Researchers with North Carolina State […]
Sep 19, 2017