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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…

NC State graduate Chelly Sundermeyer sitting in front of a sign outside the Federal Highway Administration Colorado Division

Nov 8, 2023

Online Distance Education Program Paves the Way

NC State graduate Chelly Sundermeyer recently completed the Online Distance and Education Master of Environmental Assessment program. Learn more about Sundermeyer’s experiences and her role as an Environmental Protection Specialist with the Federal Highway Administration Colorado Division!

Dr. Kelly Meiklejohn - NC State Researchers Create First Genetic Database of North Carolina Black Bears - Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University

Nov 7, 2023

NC State Researchers Create First Genetic Database of North Carolina Black Bears

Through genotyping, the interdisciplinary team provides the ‘bear’ necessities for officials to identify animals involved in law enforcement investigations and help manage wild black bear populations.

Oct 27, 2023

Richard Haynes ’75 Honored with Marcus Wallenberg Prize

Haynes’ contribution to forest economic modeling has been influential for many in the forestry field.

Oct 27, 2023

Linda Posada: I Used Sewage Water to Biodegrade Single-Use Plastic Cups!

Did you know that sewage water can be used to test the environmental impact of your single-use plastic cups? I know this may sound strange, but I can explain! This…

Oct 20, 2023

Helen Vance: NCDA&CS Field Technician

I never thought I would receive so much satisfaction from spending my summer squashing bugs. I fully embodied the infamous Spotted Lanternfly slogan: “see it, squash it, report it”, through…

Chase Carey, University Scholars Program Alum - UHP Alumni Spotlight: Chase Carey - Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University

Oct 18, 2023

UHP Alumni Spotlight: Chase Carey

Carey graduated from the College of Natural Resources in May of 2023 with a Bachelor of Science in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, with a pre-Veterinary concentration and an Environmental Science minor. 

Patrick catches butterflies - Patrick Cardona-Cosner: The Summer I Turned Into a Butterfly Catcher - Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University

Oct 6, 2023

Patrick Cardona-Cosner: The Summer I Turned Into a Butterfly Catcher

If you had told me that I would be researching butterflies at the University of Cincinnati for almost three months over the summer, I would not have believed you. This…