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Environmental Sciences News

Jul 5, 2022

Ocean Advocacy Workshop Prepares Students for Environmental Leadership

NC State cohosts inaugural workshop for college students 

Jun 20, 2022

Sara Bassett: Campus Sustainability through Composting

Did you know that dining hall food scraps at NC State can be recycled through State’s own composting facility and used to fertilize crops being grown for those same dining halls?… 

Satellite image of ghost forest in North Carolina’s marshy Albemarle-Pamlico Peninsula - Environmental Analysis Course Provides Hands-on Research Experience - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

May 31, 2022

Environmental Analysis Course Gives Students Hands-on Research Experience

From sea level rise along the North Carolina coastline to the impact of COVID-19 on women in forestry, the course allows students to tackle a variety of environmental challenges. 

Apr 29, 2022

Ian Warr: Through the Woods and Wetlands

The triangle region of North Carolina is one of the fastest growing areas in the country (Census.gov). Tens of thousands of people are moving here every year. To compensate for… 

NC State student LP Mancini holds a caecilian in the Amazon rainforest - What It's Like to Study Tropical Wildlife in South America - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Mar 30, 2022

What It’s Like to Study Tropical Wildlife in South America

NC State students LP Mancini and Martina Nordstrand reflect on their recent study abroad trip in Ecuador as part of the FW405/595: Tropical Wildlife Ecology course. 

A group of NC State students in the Amazon rainforest - From the Andes to the Amazon - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Mar 28, 2022

From the Andes to the Amazon

NC State students traveled to South America over spring break to conduct wildlife research and more. 

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. 

Bradford pear tree in bloom - Bounty Offered on Bradford Pear Trees - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Mar 10, 2022

Bounty Offered on Bradford Pear Trees

Through the “Bradford Pear Bounty” program, you could get up to five new native trees in exchange for cutting down the same number of Bradford pears in your yard while supplies last. 

Daniel Parobok in NC State shirt in front of ocean and tropical tree - Five Questions with Environmental Planner and Biologist Daniel Parobok - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Mar 7, 2022

Five Questions with Environmental Planner and Biologist Daniel Parobok

Parobok graduated in 2012 with a degree in natural resources and now works for a municipality in the Florida Keys. 

Zoom - Teresa Purello: Seeing the World From Home - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Mar 3, 2022

Teresa Purello: Seeing the World From Home

Less than 600 people have ever been to space. Less than 600 people have ever left this planet and seen it for what it truly is: a giant entity made…