Science Communication for a Young Audience – My Internship Experience
With the pandemic forcing kids to stay home from school, parents have been looking for activities to keep them occupied. What better way to engage kids than to get them learning about nature! Almost every kid has had access to […]
Living Sustainability in a Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives in several ways. We wear masks and social distance whenever we go out, and the way we consume goods and products has changed as well. The information coming out at COVID-19 is new […]
Faculty Profile: Dr. Meredith Martin
Meredith Martin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at North Carolina State University. Her research is focused on forest ecology and silviculture of both timber and non-timber forest products around the world in temperate, […]
Have You Seen This Plant?
The fig buttercup, or lesser celadine (Ficaria verna) is an introduced, aggressive species that is rapidly colonizing our area, particularly along streams. We need your help to understand where it has spread so we can treat it effectively. And we […]
Faculty Profile: Dr. Robert Scheller
Dr. Scheller is Professor of Landscape Ecology at North Carolina State University (NCSU) in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources. He is the President of the International Association for Landscape Ecology and he is a member of the Emerging Plant […]
Bethany Suarez: How Biotechnology Could Help Save Hemlock Trees
Have you ever visited an area around the Appalachian Mountains? If so, then you have probably encountered a hemlock tree. These trees are massive, beautiful, and are so valuable to forests around the eastern United States. Unfortunately, there is a […]
North Carolina’s Christmas Tree Industry Expects a Record Year Despite Coronavirus Concerns
The Christmas tree industry is flourishing this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with growers and retail lots extensively focusing on social distancing and safety.
NC State’s Christmas Tree Genetics Program: Keeping Our Christmases Merry and Bright
At one time (late 1800s-early 1900s) most Christmas trees sold in Southern states were grown and shipped from Northern states and Canada. Even into the mid-1900s, millions of Christmas trees were shipped primarily from Canada. Now, the North Carolina Christmas […]
Christmas Trees: Here’s The Scoop on North Carolina’s Crop
North Carolina’s Christmas tree growers are prepared to meet high demand from consumers this year, according to an expert from NC State.
Courtney Kirberger: Meet the Millpond
How would you like to do something different everyday? While this wasn’t what I expected, that was exactly what happened during my time at Merchants Millpond State Park – and I could not be more grateful for the diverse and […]