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May 20, 2019

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.

May 9, 2019

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.

May 8, 2019

Creating a Climate Roadmap for Chatham County

Environmental Sciences students worked with Chatham County to reduce the county’s climate impact.

May 6, 2019

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.

Apr 3, 2019

Meet Winners of NC State’s 2019 Sustainability Awards

Here are this year’s honorees for outstanding sustainability achievements.

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 19, 2019

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.

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 27, 2019

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.

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.