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Mar 25, 2019

How Tree Diversity Regulates Invading Forest Pests

A study of U.S. forests reveals relationships between tree diversity and pest diversity. Results could help improve forest monitoring.

Mar 6, 2019

Transcription Factor Network Gets to Heart of Wood Formation

Research from NC State’s Forest Biotechnology Group has applications in timber, paper and biofuels, as well as healthier forests.

Feb 18, 2019

Burning Desire

NC State scientists work to restore a rare longleaf pine stand for research, education and outreach. Among their first steps: setting fire to the site.

Jan 18, 2019

Can Genetic Engineering Save Disappearing Forests?

Forests in the US face many threats: climate change, invasive species, pests and pathogens. Could genetically engineering trees make these plants more resilient?

Dec 14, 2018

As Hunting Declines, Efforts Grow to Broaden the Funding Base for Wildlife Conservation

Mallard pair at the at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ron Holmes/USFWS Lincoln Larson, North Carolina State University Hunting is a seasonal ritual for more than 11 million Americans in fall and winter. For those whose quarry includes […]

Dec 12, 2018

Hurricane Flooding Affects Lumbee River Basin

As the global population has exploded over the last century, nitrogen has become one of the most common water contaminants in the world.

Dec 6, 2018

NC State Helps Homegrown Holiday Hobby

With the help of NC State soil scientists, CNR researchers and local extension agents, Ricky Postell is growing his Christmas tree operation.

Oct 2, 2018

Wild Suburbia: More Mammals Than Expected Live Near People

Bobcats, coyotes, oh my: Camera trap images show that it’s a jungle out there in the suburbs.

Sep 4, 2018

Building a Sound Map of Raleigh – For Science

Sound can affect everything from human health to the well-being of wildlife, but there is very little data on the levels and types of sound in U.S. cities.

Aug 2, 2018

Ensuring Cleaner Air and Water

NC State researchers are partnering with communities, agencies and local residents on a wide range of projects to improve air and water quality.