Mar 25, 2019
How Tree Diversity Regulates Invading Forest Pests
Kevin Potter, research associate professor in Forestry and Environmental Resources, and fellow researchers discuss the relationship between trees and pests. Their research results could help improve forest monitoring.
Mar 6, 2019
Transcription Factor Network Gets to Heart of Wood Formation
Vincent Chiang and researchers use past and current studies to uncover how a network of transcription factors can switch wood formation genes on and off.
Mar 1, 2019
A Passion for Teaching and the Future of GIS
Jason Matney, a Ph.D. candidate, is impacting hundreds of students the Center for Geospatial Analytics. As he prepares to defend his dissertation, he reflects on his experience and the future of his field.
Forestry & Environmental Resources
FER Professor Wins NSF Grant for Project Studying Agricultural Land Use
Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources Professor, Dr. Erin Sills, was recently awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Coupled Natural and Human Systems Program for her research, “Land-Climate-Water Feedbacks and Farmer Decision-Making in an Agricultural System”. The $1.45 […]
Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management
PRTM Doctoral Student Named Environmental Educator of the Year
Congratulations to PRTM doctoral student, Jenna Hartley, on receiving the Governor’s Conservation Achievement Award for Environmental Educator of the Year. Presented by the North Carolina Wildlife Federation at the 55th Annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards, the honor goes to educators that exhibit […]
Summer Internship with International Paper… Leaves Lasting Impressions
Internships Required and Essential The College of Natural Resources requires every student to complete an internship or co-op prior to graduation. These programs are aimed at helping students gain real world experience and exposing them, first hand, to what it’s […]