Environmental Sciences News

Apr 20, 2020

An Inside View: Wrap Up

In Fall 2019, the “Inside View” blog series was created to help Forestry and Environmental Resources students learn more about popular careers graduates pursue. Throughout the school year, we interviewed professionals from various agencies and companies to broadly describe each […]

Mar 24, 2020

Student Support During Transition

Student Support During Transition to Online Classes and COVID-19 If you have questions or experience problems accessing online materials for individual courses, please contact the course instructor right away – you’re likely not the only one having problems. If you’re […]

Feb 25, 2020

An Inside View: Nonprofit Organizations

“Breadth more than depth” is a common theme for nonprofit organizations. Nonprofit organizations are popular employers for Forestry and Environmental Resources (FER) graduates because these organizations apply conservation practices and methods. Nonprofits have powerful mission statements and values which speak […]

Feb 4, 2020

Grace Lackmann: Teaching Through Environmental Engagement on a Barrier Island

Teaching Through Environmental Engagement on a Barrier Island:  Education Internship at the Bald Head Island Conservancy The moonlight glanced off the ocean’s gentle waves, the only light illuminating my post on the beach. I brought with me a folding beach […]

Nov 19, 2019

Jasmine Gregory: Water Resources Outreach and Education Internship

Have you ever turned on the tap to wash your hands? Or maybe you’ve gotten a car wash or watered your lawn? Have you ever watched the streets flood with water during a heavy rainfall? Your answer is probably yes. […]

Nov 5, 2019

An Inside View: Environmental Consulting

“As an environmental consultant, my main responsibility is to provide excellent service to our clients.” – Emily Forbes, ONE Environmental Group Environmental consulting firms are viable workplaces for many Forestry and Environmental Resource graduates. Environmental consultants assess environmental impacts associated […]

Oct 1, 2019

Matt Hill: NC DEQ Environmental Specialist in Air Quality

Why did you choose to work for NC Department of Environmental Quality? I wanted to work for NC DEQ because I wanted a job where I knew the work I was doing was making an impact on people’s lives. The […]

Jun 4, 2019

Skyler Price: Citizen Science Sparrow Swap Internship

Have you ever seen a small, dainty, blue-colored bird with a dark tan chest? If so, you have probably seen an Eastern Bluebird, one of the area’s most beautiful native bird species. While bluebirds are known for their distinctive cerulean […]

Mar 19, 2019

Let’s Talk Trash: The Ocean Edition

When you visit your favorite beach, what do you see? Maybe you see gorgeous shells decorating the sand and foot prints. Conversely, maybe you see discarded beverage cans, cigarette butts, and broken parts of styrofoam coolers. Ocean and beach trash […]

Feb 19, 2019

Announcing Doris Duke Scholars

We are proud of our chosen Doris Duke Conservation Scholars for 2019-2020! Aaron Durham, Environmental Sciences Mya Wilson, Environmental Sciences Shannon Dolan, Environmental Sciences Jared Lamb, Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program (DDCSP) is a […]