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Long-tailed weasel - AStudy Tracks Decline of Weasels, the Smallest Carnivore, in North America - Forestry and Environmental Resources Department at NC State

Aug 3, 2021

Study Tracks Decline of Weasels, the Smallest Carnivore, in North America

Three species of weasels are likely in decline in North America, a study co-authored by an NC State scientist found. 

Jul 26, 2021

Ask an Expert: How Dangerous is Wildfire Smoke?

NC State expert Jennifer Richmond-Bryant discusses how wildfire smoke can impact human health, even if it's from thousands of miles away. 

Comparison Photo - Not Your Average Summer Promoting North Carolina's Forests - Forestry and Environmental Resources Department at NC State

Jul 22, 2021

Not Your Average Summer: Promoting North Carolina’s Forests

Abigail Ridge and Kristen Fontana discuss their internship experiences at the North Carolina Forestry Association. 

Jul 20, 2021

NC State Professor Named Natural Resources Scientist of the Year

The award honors individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to North Carolina‚Äôs wildlife, habitat and natural resources. 

Coffee tree - Many Nonprofits, Companies Report Using Commercial Species in Tree Planting Projects - Forestry and Environmental Resources Department at NC State

Jul 8, 2021

Many Nonprofits, Companies Report Using Commercial Species in Tree Planting Projects

A new study led by a researcher from NC State provides a detailed look at what forest restoration organizations across the tropics are actually doing on the ground. 

mosquitofish - Human-Driven Habitat Change Leads to Physical, Behavioral Change in Mosquitofish - Forestry and Environmental Resources Department at NC State

Jul 7, 2021

Human-Driven Habitat Change Leads to Physical, Behavioral Change in Mosquitofish

Human-caused habitat change drives changes in behavior and brain size in Bahamian mosquitofish. 

Lake Isabella in Kern County, California - Ask an Expert: How is the Western U.S. Drought Impacting the Power Grid? - Forestry and Environmental Resources Department at NC State

Jun 11, 2021

Ask an Expert: How is the Western U.S. Drought Impacting the Power Grid?

Jordan Kern, an assistant professor of forestry and environmental resources at NC State, discusses the droughts potential impact on the nations aging electrical system. 

Wilmer Reyes - Alum Leads Honduran University, Conservation Efforts Through a Pandemic - Forestry and Environmental Resources Department at NC State

Jun 8, 2021

Alum Leads Honduran University, Conservation Efforts Through Pandemic

Wilmer Reyes discusses his work as a university president and professor in Honduras. 

A forest in the mountains of Southwest Mexico - In Mexican Mountains, Some Tree Species Could be Vulnerable to Climate Change - Forestry and Environmental Resources Department at NC State

Jun 8, 2021

In Mexican Mountains, Some Tree Species Could be Vulnerable to Climate Change

A study led by an NC State researcher found species of pine and oaks in the mountains of Mexico could be vulnerable to climate change. 

American sycamore grove - Could Sycamore Trees Be an Alternative Source? - Forestry and Environmental Resources Department at NC State

Jun 3, 2021

Could Sycamore Trees Be an Alternative Fuel Source?

NC State researchers found a native tree, the American sycamore, could be a bioenergy fuel source.