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annual forestry and timbersports intercollegiate competition - Schenck Forest Cultivates Students of Nature - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Oct 13, 2022

Schenck Forest Cultivates Students of Nature

Schenck Forest is one of 10 NC State-managed forest properties. Learn more about the people who protect and conserve the forest while enjoying its natural assets. 

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. 

Jul 5, 2022

Ocean Advocacy Workshop Prepares Students for Environmental Leadership

NC State cohosts inaugural workshop for college students 

howling wolf statue

Jun 27, 2022

Mann Family Establishes Wildlife Conservation Scholarship

Abigail Johnson, a graduate of Avery County High School in Newland, N.C., is the first recipient of the Carroll and Dawn Mann Wildlife Conservation Scholarship. Mrs. Mann said the scholarship was intended to take effect upon her death, “but I just couldn’t wait! I wanted to do some good with it now, to honor the memory of my husband, Carroll, and to get to know the recipient while I was still around.” 

Researchers evaluated new designs for wildland fire shelters after field tests. Credit: Joseph Roise.

Jun 27, 2022

New Fire Shelter Prototypes Could Buy Time for Wildfire Firefighters

NC State researchers have found that four new designs for shelters to protect firefighters trapped in wildfires could increase survival time inside the shelter compared with the current industry standard. The research team includes Roger Barker, the Burlington Distinguished Professor of Textile Technology and the director of the Textile Protection and Comfort Center. 

Wolf Plaza during fall- Mann Family Establishes Wildlife Conservation Scholarship - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Jun 7, 2022

Mann Family Establishes Wildlife Conservation Scholarship

No one would be more delighted with the first recipient of the Carroll and Dawn Mann Wildlife Conservation Scholarship than the man for whom it is named. 

Bob Jordan, right, at Board of Trustees meeting in 2011 - New Endowment Established to Honor Forestry Alumnus Bob Jordan - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

May 23, 2022

New Endowment Established to Honor Forestry Alumnus Bob Jordan

Jordan ’54 was a staunch supporter of NC State and the UNC System. 

Apr 20, 2022

Dr. Fred Cubbage Honored with 2022 Jackson Rigney International Service Award

The Jackson Rigney International Service Award recognizes the distinguished contributions of a faculty or staff member for the promotion of international understanding and service to the university and/or to the international community over the course of their career. The award honors the late Dr. Rigney, an agronomist who served NC State for 40 years bringing a… 

Wang and Barrangou pose for a picture in one of their greenhouses, with Eucalyptus and Poplar trees - Seed Funding Speeds Growth for TreeCo — an NC State Startup - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Mar 16, 2022

Seed Funding Speeds Growth for TreeCo — an NC State Startup

After receiving support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund, two professors’ sustainable forestry startup is using new technology to mitigate climate change. 

Brenda Brickhouse, Bill Culpepper and Jerry Jackson - 2022 Watauga Medal Ceremony Recognizes Three Extraordinary Pack Members - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Mar 15, 2022

2022 Watauga Medal Ceremony Recognizes Three Extraordinary Pack Members

NC State’s Board of Trustees presented three alumni with the Watauga Medal, the university’s highest nonacademic honor, during a March 4 ceremony held in the ballroom at Talley Student Union. As the 2022 medalists, Brenda Brickhouse, Bill Culpepper and Jerry Jackson joined a group of 126 previous honorees who have made notable and dedicated contributions to the advancement of NC State.