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.
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.
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.
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?
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.