FER News

Oct 3, 2017

Fall Seminars Are Back

The Forestry and Environmental Resources Seminars are open to anyone interested. This weekly seminar series is part of the course for students enrolled in NR601, FOR601, and FOR801. The public is welcome to attend. Fall 2017 Seminar in 1216 Jordan Hall on Mondays, […]

Aug 15, 2017

Environmental Sciences Alumni Spotlight: Katie Thomas

Each semester, the Environmental Sciences Academic Program highlight alumni who represent the diverse and involved alumni population that graduated from our program. This Fall the spotlight focuses on, Katie Thomas. Name: Katie Thomas Graduation Year: May 2015 Focal Area: Natural Resources- Ecosystem Assessment […]

May 19, 2017

Ocean Adventures: Semester @ CMAST Internship

by Kenneth Erickson, FWCB Class of 2018 When it comes to managing marine fisheries, no law is more influential than the Magnuson-Stevens Act. As part of this law, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) must implement accountability measures in the […]

May 15, 2017

Harrison Cole (ETM): Tracking Down Solar Power Prospects with GIS

With North Carolina being the third highest state in solar energy installed capacity, many startup companies have formed to take advantage of this opportunity. The company that I am interning for is called Holocene Clean Energy, LLC. They were founded in […]

May 10, 2017

NC State Properties Key to Successful Birding Big Day

Twenty-four hours, 619 miles, and a lot of coffee add up to 159 bird species.  That’s the final tally for the incredible number of bird species seen during the NC State Birding Big Day by graduate student Paul Taillie, undergraduate […]

May 1, 2017

Chase Goodwin (ETM): Calluses Not Required

As I approached the North Carolina Department of Environmental of Quality (NCDEQ ), I inspected my hands. Up until this point in my life, my calloused hands were all I needed to prove that I was qualified for the job. […]

Apr 21, 2017

A Big Day for North Carolina Birds

by Dr. Chris Moorman North Carolina is celebrated for its bird diversity, from the brilliant warblers in the foothills and mountains, to the red-cockaded woodpeckers and Bachman’s sparrows of the Sandhills, to the flocks of shorebirds and wading birds along […]

Mar 28, 2017

ES Instagram Earth Month Competition!!

Calling all ES Students! Do you want to win cool ES swag like a t-shirt, or notebook! April is Earth Month and we are holding a competition each week on our Instagram (@ncstateenvi). Each week is a different theme related to […]

Mar 28, 2017

Food, Fun, and Friendship at the 6th Annual Wild Foods Supper

NCSU alumni, students, and faculty as well as local wildlife professionals, family, and friends gathered for the 6th Annual Wild Foods Supper on March 24 at the Cary VFW.Dinner fare included dove poppers, bear meatballs, beaver barbacoa tacos, fried crappie, and […]

Mar 24, 2017

The Leopold Wildlife Club takes Second Place at the 2017 Southeast Wildlife Conclave

NC State’s student chapter of the Wildlife Society, the Leopold Wildlife Club, traveled to Starkville, Mississippi on March 16 to compete with 23 other teams in the Southeast Wildlife Conclave. They traveled home on March 19 with the second place […]