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Jul 20, 2021

NC State Professor Named Natural Resources Scientist of the Year

The award honors individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to North Carolina’s wildlife, habitat and natural resources.

Jul 13, 2021

Dr. Erin Sills named Department Head in Forestry and Environmental Resources

Below is the announcement from Dean Floyd sent on 7 July 2021. Colleagues: It is my pleasure to announce Dr. Erin Sills as the permanent head of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources. Her effective date of appointment is […]

Jul 8, 2021

Many Nonprofits, Companies Report Using Commercial Species in Tree Planting Projects

A new study led by a researcher from NC State provides a detailed look at what forest restoration organizations across the tropics are actually doing on the ground.

Jul 7, 2021

Human-Driven Habitat Change Leads to Physical, Behavioral Change in Mosquitofish

Human-caused habitat change drives changes in behavior and brain size in Bahamian mosquitofish.

Jun 21, 2021

Head Starting Gopher Frogs in the Croatan National Forest

I’m walking through a national forest, carrying an endangered species, and I am lost. Off the trail. What do I do? We’ll come back to this later. In the Spring semester of 2021, I studied at the coast at one […]

Jun 11, 2021

Ask an Expert: How is the Western U.S. Drought Impacting the Power Grid?

Jordan Kern, an assistant professor of forestry and environmental resources at NC State, discusses the drought’s potential impact on the nation’s aging electrical system.

Jun 8, 2021

Alum Leads Honduran University, Conservation Efforts Through Pandemic

Wilmer Reyes ’17 discusses his work as a university president and professor in Honduras.

Jun 8, 2021

In Mexican Mountains, Some Tree Species Could be Vulnerable to Climate Change

A study led by an NC State researcher found species of pine and oaks in the mountains of Mexico could be vulnerable to climate change.

Jun 3, 2021

Could Sycamore Trees Be an Alternative Fuel Source?

NC State researchers found a native tree, the American sycamore, could be a bioenergy fuel source.

Jun 2, 2021

Study Offers Insights for Communicating About Wildlife, Zoonotic Disease Amid COVID-19

An NC State study found a link between the perception of information about zoonotic diseases and the message frame.