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May 17, 2024

FER @ National Conference on Undergraduate Research

The FER Department had four outstanding students that represented the college in this past National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) held in Long Beach, CA. This conference allows selected students…

May 8, 2024

FER Departmental Awards

At the final Departmental Grad Seminar on Thursday 18 April 2024, the FER Graduate Committee announced this year’s winners of the departmental graduate awards.  The Graduate Committee evaluated 27 applications total…

Apr 30, 2024

MANRRS 2024

By: Dr. Zakiya H. Leggett We were fortunate enough to take 4 high school students, 2 undergraduates (Dominic James and Andrea Casallas) and 2 graduate students (Summer Lauder and Darius…

Apr 18, 2024

Tropical Wildlife Ecology in Ecuador

By: Christopher Moorman Over spring break, 14 students, including 13 from Forestry and Environmental Resources, traveled to Ecuador for a 10-day trip to experience the country’s natural history and culture.…

Apr 5, 2024

The climate crisis stokes Gen Z anxiety

By: Sydney Zimmerman Riley McClanahan came to North Carolina State University having endless dreams for her future. Now as a senior, she is leaving with fear and hesitation to create…

Mar 1, 2024

Estela Garcia: My Favorite Freshwater Species’ Are the Ones with No Brain and No Eyes

If there’s one thing I know about fieldwork now, it’s that it is unpredictable and never guaranteed… And that field work is usually followed with lots of lab work! I’m…

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.…

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…

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…

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…