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Aerial photo of a naval ship - No Trees at Sea - Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University

Feb 28, 2024

No Trees at Sea

Sandy Wright ‘67 recounts his time at sea with fellow classmates as they embarked on secret voyages to safeguard the United States from nuclear war. 

Gardens at the Airfield Estate - Kayla Huntoon: Internship or Adventure? - Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University

Feb 23, 2024

Kayla Huntoon: Internship or Adventure?

Internships are the big first step into our future career but imagine if this big step was not only filled with important professional experiences, but life changing adventures as well.…

Snow on tree branch - How Trees Survive in Winter - Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University

Feb 15, 2024

How Trees Survive in Winter

Trees have developed a number of adaptations over the centuries to endure freezing temperatures, heavy snow and strong winds.

Atlantic Forest in Brazil - 3 Reasons Why Forest Carbon Offsets Don't Always Work - Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University

Jan 31, 2024

3 Reasons Why Forest Carbon Offsets Don’t Always Work

The success of a forest carbon offset project ultimately relies on its ability to conserve forests — a difficult task in today’s world.

View of campus thrift store - Jaxon Davis: Campus Thrift Store - A Sustainable Fashion Experience on NCSU's Campus - Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University

Jan 26, 2024

Jaxon Davis: Campus Thrift Store – A Sustainable Fashion Experience on NCSU’s Campus

Did you know that 72% of college students use fast fashion outlets as their primary source for clothes? This fall, I set out to change that statistic on NC State’s campus.…

Raccoon walking in snow - As Arctic Blast Spreads Across US, Wildlife Endure Frigid Conditions - Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University

Jan 19, 2024

As Arctic Blast Spreads Across US, Wildlife Endure Frigid Conditions

Wildlife have lived through extreme weather conditions for hundreds of thousands of years, evolving behavioral and physical adaptations to survive.

Picture of Trey with ruins in the back ground - Trey Mumma’s Travels in Italy - Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University

Jan 2, 2024

Trey Mumma’s Travels in Italy

Trey Mumma spent almost a month over the summer learning about the evolutionary history and significance of sites across Italy.

The Skilak Lookout Trail - Millie McInnes - Conserving the most beautiful place I've ever seen: bears, glaciers, mountain peaks and more - Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University

Dec 1, 2023

Millie McInnes – Conserving the most beautiful place I’ve ever seen: bears, glaciers, mountain peaks and more

Deep in the Alaskan rainforest, I stopped dead in my tracks. “Pam! Pam! There’s a bear!” A terrifying moment yet one of the best of my life. First, I’m going…

Fraser firs at Panoramic View Christmas Tree Farm in Watauga County, outside Boone. - What Can You Expect at a North Carolina Christmas Tree Lot This Year - Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University

Nov 21, 2023

What Can You Expect at a North Carolina Christmas Tree Lot This Year?

 What Can You Expect at a Christmas Tree Lot This Year?  The holidays are approaching fast. What can Christmas tree shoppers expect as they go out in the coming weeks to find the perfect tree? To find out, we spoke with Jamie Bookwalter, a mountain conifer extension specialist at NC State, to get the inside scoop…

North Carolina Facility Management Division Sign - Haley Pierce: Sustainability with State Government - Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University

Nov 17, 2023

Haley Pierce: Sustainability with State Government

The stress of the summer internship hunt is real, but throughout the process, I kept hearing from friends, it’ll all work out the way it’s supposed to. In my professional…