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Jan 27, 2023

Cassi Shires: Diving in to North Carolina Marine Fisheries

I held on to the rain-soaked handrails as tightly as I could, adrenaline pumping through my system as we motored back to the dock to escape the storm. In that… 

Rhiannon - Rhiannon See: A Summer of Photography, Writing, and Lemurs! -Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Jan 13, 2023

Rhiannon See: A Summer of Photography, Writing, and Lemurs!

The first day of my internship at the Duke Lemur Center was unlike any other first day at a new job I have ever experienced. I began the day with… 

Jan 5, 2023

FER Chainsaw Workshop

The NCSU Extension Forestry team offered a Basic Chainsaw Safety Course at the Hill Forest on December 2, 2022. The day-long workshop was supported by the Department of Forestry and… 

Nov 17, 2022

2022 Joseph E. and Robin C. Hightower Award Winner, Emily Nastase

Emily is a Master’s student in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology.  Her thesis is focused on investigating the long-term decline of Henslow’s Sparrows (Centronyx henslowii) in North Carolina. The sparrow… 

Sep 8, 2022

Nick Ginipro: A Summer at the Museum

Asking questions is hard, and in a museum where all the information is exclusively contained on plaques scattered around exhibits, it’s even harder. If someone wants to know more about… 

Aug 1, 2022

Kaitlyn O’Donnell: I relearned how to write at my City of Raleigh Internship

I consider myself a proficient writer. Sure, I don’t know all the right places to put a comma, or sometimes I misuse a word. But my style of writing has… 

Jul 18, 2022

FER Students in Prague to Study Sustainable Use of Natural Resources

Twelve FER students accompanied Dr. Gary Blank to study sustainable use of natural resources from 3 July to 29 July 2022 in the Czech Republic. Three students and a faculty… 

May 19, 2022

Sam Shaw: My Tesla Experience

Elon Musk once said, “I could either watch it happen or be a part of it.” I decided I wanted to be a part of it and applied for the… 

LWCTeamWithAwards - Southeastern Wildlife Conclave - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

May 11, 2022

Southeastern Wildlife Conclave

This past April, NC State’s Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society, also known as the Leopold Wildlife Club, joined 16 other student chapters at the Southeastern Wildlife Conclave. The event, held… 

Apr 29, 2022

Ian Warr: Through the Woods and Wetlands

The triangle region of North Carolina is one of the fastest growing areas in the country ( Tens of thousands of people are moving here every year. To compensate for…