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Dec 4, 2019

Chacos and tacos: Exploring the Landscape and Culture of Arizona by Joshua Pil

“But it’s a dry heat,” my friend, a native to Arizona, said “it’s so much better than North Carolina’s weather.” These are the words that convinced me, with a body comparable to that of a well-insulated penguin, to spend my […]

Nov 19, 2019

Jasmine Gregory: Water Resources Outreach and Education Internship

Have you ever turned on the tap to wash your hands? Or maybe you’ve gotten a car wash or watered your lawn? Have you ever watched the streets flood with water during a heavy rainfall? Your answer is probably yes. […]

Nov 5, 2019

An Inside View: Environmental Consulting

“As an environmental consultant, my main responsibility is to provide excellent service to our clients.” – Emily Forbes, ONE Environmental Group Environmental consulting firms are viable workplaces for many Forestry and Environmental Resource graduates. Environmental consultants assess environmental impacts associated […]

Oct 1, 2019

An Inside View: Working for a State Agency

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality is one of the popular state agencies Forestry and Environmental Resources students seek employment. From the mountains to the coast, NC DEQ has offices across the state protecting the diverse environmental resources of North […]

Oct 1, 2019

Matt Hill: NC DEQ Environmental Specialist in Air Quality

Why did you choose to work for NC Department of Environmental Quality? I wanted to work for NC DEQ because I wanted a job where I knew the work I was doing was making an impact on people’s lives. The […]

Sep 11, 2019

Public Support for Gene Drives in Agriculture Tied to Limits

First public survey on agricultural gene drives shows consumer support – within limits.

Sep 6, 2019

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Helps Turn NC State Research into Real-World Solutions

The Chancellor’s Innovation Fund is helping six researchers turn their discoveries into market-ready solutions.

Jul 30, 2019

Children Prefer Faraway Wildlife to Local Nature

Children in both rural and urban areas prefer faraway animals to local wildlife.

Jun 4, 2019

Skyler Price: Citizen Science Sparrow Swap Internship

Have you ever seen a small, dainty, blue-colored bird with a dark tan chest? If so, you have probably seen an Eastern Bluebird, one of the area’s most beautiful native bird species. While bluebirds are known for their distinctive cerulean […]

May 20, 2019

Can a Hands-on Model Help Forest Stakeholders Fight Tree Disease?

Participants don’t need coding or software expertise to use Tangible Landscape, a 3D model that allows them to try out different approaches for stopping sudden oak death, which has killed millions of trees.