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Belltower - 2018-19 University Faculty Scholars Named - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

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…

fire in the forest - Burning Desire - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

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…

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…

Jan 29, 2019

FER Student Spotlight: Audrey Bowen

Name: Audrey L Bowen Major and Concentration: Environmental Technology and Management.  Minors: Biological Science, Environmental Toxicology, Environmental Science Year: Senior (May graduation) Hometown: Raleigh, NC What led you to select…

Tree - Can Genetic Engineering Save Disappearing Forests - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Jan 18, 2019

Can Genetic Engineering Save Disappearing Forests?

Forests in the US face many threats: climate change, invasive species, pests and pathogens. Could genetically engineering trees make these plants more resilient?

FER COMM graphic - Call for Articles/Blog Blurb and Graphic - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Jan 16, 2019

Call for Articles/Blog Blurb and Graphic

Attention FER undergraduate/graduate students, faculty and staff, The FER Communications team wants to know about your experiences within the department. This experience could be a field research project, internship, grant,…

Dec 14, 2018

As Hunting Declines, Efforts Grow to Broaden the Funding Base for Wildlife Conservation

Mallard pair at the at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ron Holmes/USFWS Lincoln Larson, North Carolina State University Hunting is a seasonal ritual for more than 11 million Americans in fall and winter. For those whose quarry includes […]

Dec 12, 2018

Hurricane Flooding Affects Lumbee River Basin

As the global population has exploded over the last century, nitrogen has become one of the most common water contaminants in the world.