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Dead ponderosa pine trees in California.

Nov 1, 2021

During An Historic Drought, Higher Temperatures Helped a Beetle Kill More California Pine Trees

Higher temperatures during an historic California drought helped a beetle kill more ponderosa pine trees, an NC State-led study found. 

Oct 11, 2021

Compost Carnival

The Sustainability Department of Student Government is hosting a Compost Carnival on October 19th from 5-8pm in Talley’s Student Involvement Suite (4210). Come play carnival games and collect stickers from each… 

Oct 6, 2021

Five Questions with Mollusk Technician Audrey Keen

Keen, who graduated in 2021 with with a bachelor’s degree in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology, is now a technician for the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ mollusks collection lab. 

Sep 27, 2021

5 Best Places to See Fall Foliage in North Carolina Without the Crowds

From Carvers Creek State Park to Jordan Lake Educational State Forest, North Carolina is home to a variety of crowd-free destinations that are sure to provide a good show of fall color. 

Program Aims to Increase Diversity of Conservation Leaders, College of Natural Resources, copper wolves, Pack Pix, feature - Doris Duke Scholars Program Aims to Promote Diversity in Conservation Science - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Sep 23, 2021

Doris Duke Scholars Program Aims to Promote Diversity in Conservation Science

NC State students gain valuable experience in conservation through the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program. 

NC State gateway at sunset - Grant Will Fund Climate Resilience Strategies for Frontline Communities in the Carolinas - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Sep 22, 2021

Grant Will Fund Climate Resilience Strategies for Frontline Communities in the Carolinas

NC State leads a multi-institutional effort to develop climate resilience solutions in frontline communities in the Carolinas. 

Children in nature - Study Finds Natural Outdoor Spaces Are Less Common at Schools - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Sep 21, 2021

Study Finds Natural Outdoor Spaces Are Less Common at Schools

NC State researchers found natural spaces like woods or gardens were relatively rare in a small sample of elementary and middle schools in Wake County. 

Doris Duke Scholar Daniel Choi is Helping Protect Bachman's Sparrows, College of Natural Resources, Daniel Choi, feature

Sep 17, 2021

Doris Duke Conservation Scholar: Five Questions with Daniel Choi

Choi, who graduated in May 2021 with a master’s degree in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology, reflects on his experience in the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program and discusses his plans for the future. 

Blue Ridge Parkway National Park Sunrise Scenic Mountains Autumn Landscape

Sep 10, 2021

North Carolina’s Fall Foliage: Will It Be A Disappointing Year?

This year’s fall foliage might not live up to expectation as warm, dry conditions persist across the state, according to an expert at NC State. 

Mountain forest - Saving America's Forests Could Help Curb Climate Warming -

Sep 10, 2021

Saving America’s Forests Could Help Curb Climate Warming

NC State researchers modeled the role that forestry and agriculture could play in reducing U.S. greenhouse gas emissions across multiple future economic scenarios.