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Feb 24, 2021

The Role of Hunting in Wildlife Conservation, Explained

In addition to providing funding for state agencies that help conserve habitat, hunters also play an active role in wildlife management activities.

Feb 19, 2021

Faculty Profile: Dr. Robert Scheller

Dr. Scheller is Professor of Landscape Ecology at North Carolina State University (NCSU) in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources.¬† He is the President of the International Association for Landscape Ecology¬†and he is a member of the Emerging Plant […]

Feb 10, 2021

Black Excellence: Associate Professor Louie Rivers

Rivers teaches teaches adaptive management and governance and environmental justice and decision making.

Feb 3, 2021

Black Excellence: Wildlife Biologist Lauren Pharr

Pharr is a master’s student researching bird health.

Feb 3, 2021

Black Excellence: Urban Ecologist Murry Burgess

Burgess is a Ph.D. student researching the effects of artificial light at night on bird’s health.

Jan 27, 2021

Decline in Hunting Threatens Conservation Funding

Fewer Americans are taking up hunting every year, a trend that has wildlife agencies across the country looking for new ways to fund conservation.

Jan 25, 2021

Ecologist: People Should Prepare for Landscapes to Change

In a new book, an NC State professor describes how land managers and communities should expect landscape change and plan for it. Rob Scheller is a professor of forestry and environmental resources at North Carolina State University.

Jan 15, 2021

Faculty Profile: Dr. Liz Kierepka

Dr. Liz Kierepka is an Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at North Carolina State University and a Research Biologist at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Her research focuses on the effects of […]

Jan 6, 2021

Study Tracks Changes to Fishing, Culture on Island in Bahamas

Interviews with fishermen and women on Andros, the largest island in the Bahamas, reveal changes to fishing practices as well as the island’s culture and environment.

Jan 5, 2021

Bethany Suarez: How Biotechnology Could Help Save Hemlock Trees

Have you ever visited an area around the Appalachian Mountains? If so, then you have probably encountered a hemlock tree. These trees are massive, beautiful, and are so valuable to forests around the eastern United States. Unfortunately, there is a […]