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.

May 6, 2019

Climate Education for Kids Increases Climate Concerns for Parents

A new study finds that teaching children about climate change increases their parents’ concerns about climate change.

Apr 17, 2019

FER Professor Wins NSF Grant for Project Studying Agricultural Land Use

Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources Professor, Dr. Erin Sills, was recently awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Coupled Natural and Human Systems Program for her research, “Land-Climate-Water Feedbacks and Farmer Decision-Making in an Agricultural System”. The $1.45 […]

Apr 10, 2019

Grad Student Profile – Luis Ibarra

Luis Ibarra is working on a PhD in Forestry and Environmental Resources under the direction of Dr. Gary Hodge in CAMCORE. His interests in forestry stem from a childhood in a forested region of the south of Chile, called Lake […]

Apr 3, 2019

Meet Winners of NC State’s 2019 Sustainability Awards

Here are this year’s honorees for outstanding sustainability achievements.