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Norman poses and smiles in woods - Forestry Student Overcomes Challenges to Shine as Research Assistant - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Mar 24, 2021

Forestry Student Overcomes Challenges to Shine as Research Assistant

Forestry and Environmental Resources senior Norman Urbanek is a shining example of how hard work, despite the struggles facing many students in today’s pandemic, pays off. 

Mary smiles in front of yellow flowers - Women in Natural Resources: Forestry Professor Mary Watzin - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Mar 19, 2021

Women in Natural Resources: Forestry Professor Mary Watzin

Watzin, a forestry professor in the College of Natural Resources, talks about her professional journey and the challenges she's faced as a female in the field of natural resources. 

Elizabeth poses in Schenck Forest - Women in Natural Resources: Meet Forest Manager Elizabeth Snider - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Mar 9, 2021

Women in Natural Resources: Meet Forest Manager Elizabeth Snider

Snider, forest manager for the College of Natural Resources, talks about her professional journey and the challenges she's faced as a female in the field of natural resources. 

a large section of Christmas trees growing on a hillside outside Boone, North Carolina - North Carolina Christmas Tree Industry Expects a Record Year Despite Coronavirus Concerns - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Dec 16, 2020

North Carolina’s Christmas Tree Industry Expects a Record Year Despite Coronavirus Concerns

The Christmas tree industry is flourishing this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with growers and retail lots extensively focusing on social distancing and safety. 

Hemlock Trees - A New Hope for the Eastern Hemlock - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Sep 23, 2020

A New Hope for the Eastern Hemlock

NC State researchers are developing a new tool to help prevent hemlock woolly adelgid infestations. 

colorful leaves near mountains - Fall Foilage 2020: Here's What to Expect in North Carolina - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Sep 22, 2020

Fall Foliage 2020: Here’s What to Expect in North Carolina

The warm, rainy summer in North Carolina has set the stage for what could be a better-than-average foliage season. 

Jashira poses on balcony - Jashira Torres-Pabon Awarded Knauss Fellowship -Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Jul 24, 2020

Jashira Torres-Pabón Awarded Knauss Fellowship

Jashira Torres-Pabón’s story is one of sheer determination and resilience. A spring 2020 NC State University graduate, she rose above a struggling economy in her homeland of Puerto Rico. She came to NC State as a non-degree seeking student, where she had to prove herself to become a graduate student. Torres-Pabón not only earned her master’s degree… 

Daniel outside - Graduation to Vocation: Protecting the Environment from Pollution -Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Jul 6, 2020

Graduation to Vocation: Protecting the Environment from Pollution

College of Natural Resources graduate Daniel Amparo's passion is discovering potential human health risks from pollution in our environment. Read more about his journey. 

greenhoues/nursery - Green Inudstries Create a Stronger Economy in North Carolina - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Jun 29, 2020

Green Industries Create a Stronger Economy in North Carolina

Green industries play a vital role in North Carolina, contributing approximately $134.9 million to the state’s economy in 2019 and supporting more than 900,000 jobs. 

kierra poses outside - Graduation to Vocation: Improving Environmental and Human Health - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Jun 4, 2020

Graduation to Vocation: Improving Environmental and Human Health

College of Natural Resources graduate Kierra Christie's passion is enhancing environmental and human health. Read more about her journey.