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Apr 30, 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.…

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 6, 2022

Roar of the Thunder Dragon: A Summer in Bhutan

During a seven week summer program, Matthew Fancisco was immersed in the rich culture and biodiversity of Bhutan.

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…

Mar 11, 2021

Announcing 2021-2022 Doris Duke Scholars

We are excited to announce the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars for 2021-2022!   Amaya Horner – Parks and Recreation Tourism Management Samai Bhojwani – Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology Hailey Schmidt – Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology…

Jan 15, 2021

Faculty Profile: Dr. Liz Kierepka

Dr. Liz Kierepka is an Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at North Carolina State University and a Research Biologist at the North Carolina Museum…

Student with a Net Outdoors - Emma Wilson: St. Francis' Satyr Field Technician - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Dec 1, 2020

Emma Wilson: St. Francis’ Satyr Field Technician

It was my first semester at North Carolina State University: I was sitting in the front row of my Ecology course, and I was excitedly listening to the lecture on…

Dr. Katti Outdoors - Faculty Profile: Dr. Madhusudan Katti - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Nov 17, 2020

Faculty Profile: Dr. Madhusudan Katti

Dr. Madhusudan Katti is an Associate Professor in the Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program for Leadership in Public Science and the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at North Carolina State…

Aug 4, 2020

Citizen Science at NC State and How to Get Started

Since thousands of citizen science projects are available for interested individuals, getting started can be overwhelming. Luckily, the Citizen Science Campus program and SciStarter make this initial decision easier for…