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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… 

Jan 19, 2023

Student Innovation Curbs Oral Hygiene Pollution

Written by Sydney Griggs and Dr. Eli Typhina Nobody thinks that something as small as a toothbrush could be detrimental to our planet.  However, we discard billions of plastic toothbrushes… 

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… 

Oct 28, 2022

Jen Ile wins SAF Poster Award

Jen Ile’s poster won second place award at the 2022 Society of American Foresters National Convention in Baltimore. We asked Jen a few questions, so you can learn more about… 

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… 

Jun 20, 2022

Sara Bassett: Campus Sustainability through Composting

Did you know that dining hall food scraps at NC State can be recycled through State’s own composting facility and used to fertilize crops being grown for those same dining halls?…