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Category: Environmental Sciences News

Aug 12, 2021

CNR Forest Assets Updates

The CNR Forest Assets management team has been effectively managing the Forests associated with NCSU. The primary objective of these forest management is educational, research and demonstration that benefits the… 

Jul 13, 2021

Dr. Erin Sills named Department Head in Forestry and Environmental Resources

Below is the announcement from Dean Floyd sent on 7 July 2021. Colleagues: It is my pleasure to announce Dr. Erin Sills as the permanent head of the Department of… 

Obtaining Gopher Frog Egg Mass - Head Starting Gopher Frogs in the Croatan National Forest - Forestry and Environmental Resources Department at NC State

Jun 21, 2021

Head Starting Gopher Frogs in the Croatan National Forest

I’m walking through a national forest, carrying an endangered species, and I am lost. Off the trail. What do I do? We’ll come back to this later. In the Spring… 

May 25, 2021

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… 

Mar 26, 2021

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… 

Mar 19, 2021

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… 

Mar 9, 2021

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… 

Feb 19, 2021

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… 

Hunter with a shotgun - Decline in Hunting Threatens Conservation Funding - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Jan 27, 2021

Decline in Hunting Threatens Conservation Funding

Fewer Americans are taking up hunting every year, a trend that has wildlife agencies across the country looking for new ways to fund conservation. 

Jan 5, 2021

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…