Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology

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 […]

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 […]

May 8, 2020

Tropical Wildlife Ecology in Ecuador

In early March, 14 students from Forestry and Environmental Resources were able to travel to Ecuador for a 10-day trip over spring break. The trip was a key part of the Tropical Wildlife Ecology course (FW 405) taught by Dr. […]

May 5, 2020

FWCB students named 2020 Hollings Scholars

Two Forestry and Environmental Resources students were recently selected for the NOAA Hollings Scholarship Program. This scholarship offers academic assistance of up to $9,500 a year for students to participate in a 2 year-long research experience. This program and also […]

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 […]

Mar 16, 2020

Cardinal Capture Project

Cardinal Capture: researching potential effects of Urban Noise and Light Pollution on Avian Health  Past studies have observed numerous effects of noise and light pollution on neighboring wildlife in urban settings. Specifically with birds, who serve as a great indicator […]

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 10, 2020

Announcing 2020-2021 Doris Duke Scholars

We are excited to announce the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars for 2020-2021! EmmaLee Hovander, Zoology Jaren Baluyot, Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology Reese Dorroh, Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology Nina Esquerdo, Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology Graduate Student Mentor: Kate […]

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 […]

Feb 13, 2019

FER Student Spotlight: Holly Keepers

Holly Keepers is currently a junior studying Conservation Biology, with a minor in Applied Ecology. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Holly first came to NC-State as a Zoology major, but later changed into the CNR department as she realized her career […]