May 6, 2019

Climate Education for Kids Increases Climate Concerns for Parents

A new study finds that teaching children about climate change increases their parents’ concerns about climate change.

Apr 17, 2019

FER Professor Wins NSF Grant for Project Studying Agricultural Land Use

Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources Professor, Dr. Erin Sills, was recently awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Coupled Natural and Human Systems Program for her research, “Land-Climate-Water Feedbacks and Farmer Decision-Making in an Agricultural System”. The $1.45 […]

Apr 10, 2019

Grad Student Profile – Luis Ibarra

Luis Ibarra is working on a PhD in Forestry and Environmental Resources under the direction of Dr. Gary Hodge in CAMCORE. His interests in forestry stem from a childhood in a forested region of the south of Chile, called Lake […]

Apr 3, 2019

Meet Winners of NC State’s 2019 Sustainability Awards

Here are this year’s honorees for outstanding sustainability achievements.

Mar 26, 2019

National Conference on Undergraduate Research

The National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) is a conference welcoming research from innovative and creative undergraduate students. Undergraduate researchers with accepted proposals can participate in oral, poster, visual art, and performance presentations during the conference. This year’s NCUR will […]

Mar 25, 2019

How Tree Diversity Regulates Invading Forest Pests

A study of U.S. forests reveals relationships between tree diversity and pest diversity. Results could help improve forest monitoring.

Mar 19, 2019

Let’s Talk Trash: The Ocean Edition

When you visit your favorite beach, what do you see? Maybe you see gorgeous shells decorating the sand and foot prints. Conversely, maybe you see discarded beverage cans, cigarette butts, and broken parts of styrofoam coolers. Ocean and beach trash […]

Mar 19, 2019

Triangle Bird Count To Shed Light On Urban Wildlife

Wildlife researchers are launching a bird population survey in the Triangle region, focused on getting a better understanding of the birds that live in Raleigh, Durham and other urban centers.

Mar 6, 2019

Transcription Factor Network Gets to Heart of Wood Formation

Research from NC State’s Forest Biotechnology Group has applications in timber, paper and biofuels, as well as healthier forests.

Mar 4, 2019

Grad Student Profile – Kyle Goeke Dee

Grad Student Profile – Kyle Goeke Dee I grew up just outside of Washington, D.C. in northern Virginia. Growing up in the suburbs adjacent to a large city, my exposure to natural ecosystems was limited and I didn’t truly begin […]