Feb 18, 2019

Austin Thomas – Doctoral Student

Austin Thomas, a second year PhD student in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, is studying plant response to insect damage, particularly adelgids on Eastern Hemlock and Fraser Fir.  He chose to come to NC State and to work under Dr. […]

Feb 13, 2019

FER Student Spotlight: Holly Keepers

Holly Keepers is currently a junior studying Conservation Biology, with a minor in Applied Ecology. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Holly first came to NC-State as a Zoology major, but later changed into the CNR department as she realized her career […]

Jan 29, 2019

FER Student Spotlight: Audrey Bowen

Name: Audrey L Bowen Major and Concentration: Environmental Technology and Management.  Minors: Biological Science, Environmental Toxicology, Environmental Science Year: Senior (May graduation) Hometown: Raleigh, NC What led you to select your major at NC State?   The course catalogue which provided […]

Jan 18, 2019

Can Genetic Engineering Save Disappearing Forests?

Forests in the US face many threats: climate change, invasive species, pests and pathogens. Could genetically engineering trees make these plants more resilient?

Jan 16, 2019

Call for Articles/Blog Blurb and Graphic

Attention FER undergraduate/graduate students, faculty and staff, The FER Communications team wants to know about your experiences within the department. This experience could be a field research project, internship, grant, student organization, conference, class, etc. We are accepting written articles, […]

Jan 8, 2019

Natalie Daughtry: Wake County Cooperative Extension Intern

Wake County has agriculture? Though Wake County is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country, agriculture is still present in around Raleigh. Wake County’s diverse population and urban areas allow for unique agricultural endeavors along with more […]

Dec 14, 2018

As Hunting Declines, Efforts Grow to Broaden the Funding Base for Wildlife Conservation

Mallard pair at the at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ron Holmes/USFWS Lincoln Larson, North Carolina State University Hunting is a seasonal ritual for more than 11 million Americans in fall and winter. For those whose quarry includes […]

Dec 11, 2018

Phoenix Spivey: Undergraduate Research Opportunity at Biosphere 2

“You can call me Frog,” my driver hoarsely yelled from the front seat as we drove further and further away from the Tucson International Airport. It was my first day in Arizona and my soon to be friend and I […]

Dec 6, 2018

NC State Helps Homegrown Holiday Hobby

With the help of NC State soil scientists, CNR researchers and local extension agents, Ricky Postell is growing his Christmas tree operation.

Dec 4, 2018

FER Alumni Spotlight: Luke Lolies

Luke Lolies grew up in rural northeastern North Carolina. He received his Associates of Science from College of the Albemarle and transferred to NC State to complete a degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation Biology. During Luke’s time at NC […]