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Sep 23, 2022

NC State Student Murry Burgess to Publish Children’s Book

The book, “Sparrow Learns Birds,” follows the story of a five-year-old Black girl who loves to explore the outdoors in her suburban neighborhood. 

North Carolina forest

Sep 13, 2022

The Way Land Is Protected in N.C. Will Impact Wildlife Habitat Connectivity, Study Shows

Findings from an NC State study could help conservation-focused organizations make better land acquisition decisions, depending on what their conservation goals are. 

Sep 13, 2022

Forestry Alumni Melinda Martinez Recognized with Sulzman Award

Martinez ’21 received the award for her study exploring greenhouse gas emissions in ghost forests. 

Sep 12, 2022

Meet KIETS Climate Leaders Scholar Rhianna Absher

Absher is one of three students in the College of Natural Resources to be named to the 2022 cohort of the KIETS Climate Leaders Program. 

Sep 8, 2022

Nick Ginipro: A Summer at the Museum

Asking questions is hard, and in a museum where all the information is exclusively contained on plaques scattered around exhibits, it’s even harder. If someone wants to know more about… 

Sep 8, 2022

Forestry Professor Fikret Isik Named Fulbright Scholar

Isik will spend nearly a year conducting research on and teaching about quantitative genetics and breeding at the University of Pretoria’s Future Africa campus. 

Sep 7, 2022

Fall Foliage Outlook 2022: When Will the Leaves Change in North Carolina?

North Carolinians can expect to see the usual hues of orange, yellow, red and purple on trees as they visit leaf-peeping destinations across the state this year. 

Sep 6, 2022

Roar of the Thunder Dragon: A Summer in Bhutan

Bhutan, the Land of the Thunder Dragon. If that’s not the coolest name for a country I don’t know what is, and believe me, it lives up to the name.… 

Ghost forest

Sep 1, 2022

Scientists Are Studying Ghost Forests Swallowed by Saltwater. You Can Help.

An NC State researcher is studying the drivers and downstream impacts of the transition of wetland forests into so-called ghost forests. 

NC State student Tatiana Frontera stands in the Madison River in Montana.

Aug 4, 2022

Montana Conservation Corps Intern Tatiana Frontera is Safeguarding the Outdoors

This summer, Frontera is interning with the Montana Conservation Corps in support of the Madison River Foundation in Ennis, Montana.