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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.

May 9, 2019

How Sea Level Rise Affects Birds in Coastal Forests

Saltwater intrusion changes coastal vegetation that provides bird habitat. To find out what it means for birds, researchers went to North Carolina’s Albemarle-Pamlico Peninsula, compared to the Everglades and Serengeti for its biodiversity.

May 8, 2019

Jasmine Neverson: Stewart B McKinney National Wildlife Refuge

I guess you never really know what life is going to throw at you. Hi! My name is Jasmine Neverson. I am a junior in Environmental Technology, and this summer I worked at the Norwalk unit of the Stewart B […]

May 8, 2019

Creating a Climate Roadmap for Chatham County

Environmental Sciences students worked with Chatham County to reduce the county’s climate impact.