Can a Hands-on Model Help Forest Stakeholders Fight Tree Disease?
Participants don’t need coding or software expertise to use Tangible Landscape, a 3D model that allows them to try out different approaches for stopping sudden oak death, which has killed millions of trees.
How Sea Level Rise Affects Birds in Coastal Forests
Saltwater intrusion changes coastal vegetation that provides bird habitat. To find out what it means for birds, researchers went to North Carolina’s Albemarle-Pamlico Peninsula, compared to the Everglades and Serengeti for its biodiversity.
Creating a Climate Roadmap for Chatham County
Environmental Sciences students worked with Chatham County to reduce the county’s climate impact.
Climate Education for Kids Increases Climate Concerns for Parents
A new study finds that teaching children about climate change increases their parents’ concerns about climate change.
Meet Winners of NC State’s 2019 Sustainability Awards
Here are this year’s honorees for outstanding sustainability achievements.
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.
Triangle Bird Count To Shed Light On Urban Wildlife
Wildlife researchers are launching a bird population survey in the Triangle region, focused on getting a better understanding of the birds that live in Raleigh, Durham and other urban centers.
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.
2018-19 University Faculty Scholars Named
NC State’s 2018-19 class of University Faculty Scholars was announced today. These 20 early- and mid-career faculty receive this designation due to their significant academic achievements and contributions to NC State through their teaching, research and community engagement.
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.