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Author: Lauren McLaughlin

Northern bobwhite nest, hidden in groundcover and filled with many white eggs - Does Prescribed Fire Threaten Quail Nests? - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Mar 9, 2022

Does Prescribed Fire Threaten Quail Nests?

In a three-year study at Fort Bragg, NC State researchers examined the relationships between the timing of prescribed fires, the risk of nest destruction and the predictors of nest site selection in the presence of prescribed fires. 

Daniel Parobok in NC State shirt in front of ocean and tropical tree - Five Questions with Environmental Planner and Biologist Daniel Parobok - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Mar 7, 2022

Five Questions with Environmental Planner and Biologist Daniel Parobok

Parobok graduated in 2012 with a degree in natural resources and now works for a municipality in the Florida Keys. 

Spotted lanternfly on leaf - Ask an Expert: How Will the Spotted Lanternfly Impact North Carolina? - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Mar 1, 2022

Ask an Expert: How Will the Spotted Lanternfly Impact North Carolina?

The nonnative, invasive pest was recently found near North Carolina’s border. 

wildfire, coniferous trees - Ask an Expert: Why is Prescribed Fire Important? - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Nov 22, 2021

Ask an Expert: Why is Prescribed Fire Important?

NC State extension associate Jennifer Fawcett discusses the many benefits of prescribed fire. 

Professor George Hess is Helping Conserve Green Space in Urban Areas, College of Natural Resources, George Hess at Tumalo Falls, feature - Faculty Feature: Meet Professor George Hess - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Oct 7, 2021

Faculty Feature: Meet Professor George Hess

Hess, a professor in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, is helping conserve green space in urban areas. 

Wolf Statue - Meet Four of NC State’s Doris Duke Scholars - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Sep 24, 2021

Meet Four of NC State’s Doris Duke Scholars

We spoke to five graduates of the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program to learn more about their experiences. 

Program Aims to Increase Diversity of Conservation Leaders, College of Natural Resources, copper wolves, Pack Pix, feature - Doris Duke Scholars Program Aims to Promote Diversity in Conservation Science - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Sep 23, 2021

Doris Duke Scholars Program Aims to Promote Diversity in Conservation Science

NC State students gain valuable experience in conservation through the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program. 

Doris Duke Scholar Daniel Choi - Doris Duke Conservation Scholar: Five Questions with Daniel Choi - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Sep 17, 2021

Doris Duke Conservation Scholar: Five Questions with Daniel Choi

Choi, who graduated in May 2021 with a master’s degree in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology, reflects on his experience in the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program and discusses his plans for the future. 

Two Professors - Two Professors Named TWS Fellows - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Sep 13, 2021

Two Professors Named TWS Fellows

Professors Chris DePerno and Chris Moorman are among 10 newly selected fellows, chosen for their dedication and service to the wildlife profession. 

Team Work in the Forest - A Summer of Learning - Forestry and Environmental Resources Department at NC State

Aug 27, 2021

A Summer of Learning

College of Natural Resources students build on classroom knowledge through internships, summer camps and more.