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Students presenting research on Zoom - Congrats to our Solar District Cup Participants! - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

May 11, 2023

Congrats to our Solar District Cup Participants!

Here’s a special shout out to our students who participated in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar District Cup Challenge Sunday, April 30. This national challenge started off with 57 teams in the first…

Group of award winners - 2023 FER Graduate Students Award Winners - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Apr 28, 2023

2023 FER Graduate Students Award Winners

FER presented graduate student awards Thursday, 20 April. All of these fellowships carry prestige and the Cooper, Davey, Namkoong, and FER Faculty fellowships include a cash award of $500.  The…

Mar 16, 2023

Miles Dillard: DEQ Step Intern Experience

Have you ever wanted to take part in environmental research that will help new environmental standards and initiatives become reality? If so then you will be interested in the internship…

Feb 24, 2023

Lana Davenport: Backcountry Ranger Assistant at Shuyak Island State Park, AK

This past summer I embarked on the greatest adventure of my life: two and a half months on the Kodiak Archipelago, in southwest Alaska. Fifty days were spent on a…

Cassi Shires - Cassi Shires: Diving in to North Carolina Marine Fisheries - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

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…