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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 […]

Feb 27, 2019

2018-19 University Faculty Scholars Named

NC State’s 2018-19 class of University Faculty Scholars was announced today. These 20 early- and mid-career faculty receive this designation due to their significant academic achievements and contributions to NC State through their teaching, research and community engagement.

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 18, 2019

Burning Desire

NC State scientists work to restore a rare longleaf pine stand for research, education and outreach. Among their first steps: setting fire to the site.

Feb 18, 2019

Austin Thomas – Doctoral Student

Austin Thomas, a second year PhD student in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, is studying plant response to insect damage, particularly adelgids on Eastern Hemlock and Fraser Fir.  He chose to come to NC State and to work under Dr. […]

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 […]