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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. 

Meet the College of Natural Resources’ 2020-2021 Global Change Fellows, College of Natural Resources, Wolf Plaza, feature - Five Black Leaders Who Are Elevating the Field of Natural Resources - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Feb 24, 2022

Five Black Leaders Who Are Elevating the Field of Natural Resources

These NC State faculty, staff and students are building knowledge, justice, and sustainability for all. 

NC State Graduate Student Matt Snider - NC State Student Supports Wildlife Conservation in Africa - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Jan 24, 2022

NC State Student Supports Wildlife Conservation in Africa

Matt Snider, a doctoral student, is conducting camera trap studies at Kasanka National Park in Zambia to better understand the effects of habitat loss and to combat poaching. 

Dec 10, 2021

Graduation to Vocation: Courtney Kirberger is Educating for a Sustainable Future

Upon graduation, Courtney Kirberger will continue working as an interpretive ranger at Machicomoco State Park in Virginia. 

Dec 6, 2021

Madison Allen: A Day in the Life of a Wake County Park Aide

I am on a kayak in a black water swamp, and everything is still. I look in the water but the only thing I can see is the reflection of… 

Oct 6, 2021

Five Questions with Mollusk Technician Audrey Keen

Keen, who graduated in 2021 with with a bachelor’s degree in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology, is now a technician for the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ mollusks collection lab. 

Doris Duke Scholar Daniel Choi - Doris Duke Conservation Scholar: Five Questions with Daniel Choi - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Sep 17, 2021

Doris Duke Conservation Scholar: Five Questions with Daniel Choi

Choi, who graduated in May 2021 with a master’s degree in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology, reflects on his experience in the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program and discusses his plans for the future. 

Giacomo on a Bike - Meet Giacomo Fagan - Forestry and Environmental Resources Department at NC State

Aug 4, 2021

Meet Giacomo Fagan

Giacomo Fagan has accomplished a lot during this time at NC State, which he credits to being the College of Natural Resources CONNECT program. 

a forest separated into many parts by highways - Getting The Most Bang for Your Conservation Buck - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Oct 7, 2020

Getting The Most Bang For Your Conservation Buck

Climate change is complicating conservation efforts. New approaches are needed. 

Rachel Cook - Faculty Profile: Rachel Cook - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Oct 1, 2020

Faculty Profile: Rachel Cook

Rachel Cook received her masters and PhD from NC State University in the department of Forestry and Environmental Resources and has a background in soil fertility and nutrient management. After working for about…