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Jun 21, 2024

Manisha Kar: Football and Sustainability – Two words not often placed together

Football season for NC State students is arguably the best time of year. Watching our team kill it on the field while feeling the crowd’s energy is truly an unmatched feeling.…

Jun 7, 2024

Isabella Bevans: Embracing the Muck – Learning About Wetland Conservation Through Experience

As long as I can remember I have dreamed of being a scientist. It wasn’t until 8th grade when I learned about water quality and my passion for environmental science…

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…

Gardens at the Airfield Estate - Kayla Huntoon: Internship or Adventure? - Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University

Feb 23, 2024

Kayla Huntoon: Internship or Adventure?

Internships are the big first step into our future career but imagine if this big step was not only filled with important professional experiences, but life changing adventures as well.…

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…

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…

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…

Ryn Flood - Ryn Flood: Falling Back in Love with Learning at NCMNS - Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University

Sep 18, 2023

Ryn Flood: Falling Back in Love with Learning at NCMNS

If you had asked me ten years ago what I wanted to be when I grew up, I would have said something such as a teacher or a gardener. Little…