Environmental Sciences News

Nov 24, 2020

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 […]

Nov 17, 2020

Faculty Profile: Dr. Madhusudan Katti

Dr. Madhusudan Katti is an Associate Professor in the Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program for Leadership in Public Science and the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at North Carolina State University. As an evolutionary ecologist, he engages local communities and […]

Sep 21, 2020

New Environmental Sciences Course Promotes Student Eco-Entrepreneurship

Written by Dr. Eli Typhina and Jena Keesee A new elective in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State has helped recent graduate Jena Keesee learn eco-entrepreneurship skills and how to apply behavior change theories. A spring […]

Sep 1, 2020

Faculty Profile: Josh Gray

Dr. Josh Gray leads the Spatial Ecosystem Analytics Laboratory and is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Forestry & Environmental Resources, and the Center for Geospatial Analytics at NC State University. Previously, Josh was a postdoc and research assistant […]

Aug 4, 2020

Citizen Science at NC State and How to Get Started

Since thousands of citizen science projects are available for interested individuals, getting started can be overwhelming. Luckily, the Citizen Science Campus program and SciStarter make this initial decision easier for aspiring citizen scientists. Many students in Forestry and Environmental Resources […]

Jun 22, 2020

Ashlee George: Agroecology Education Farm Internship

Like most students at North Carolina State University, I ate the majority of my meals freshman year in Fountain Dining Hall. Right when you walk in, they have a giant chalkboard that displays the farms that the food comes from. […]

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 […]