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Year: 2019

Field of Christmas trees. Parasitic Wasps Are Making A Meal of North Carolina’s Christmas Trees

Dec 22, 2019

Parasitic Wasps Are Making A Meal of North Carolina’s Christmas Trees

North Carolina is the country's second-largest producer and exporter of Christmas trees. But a parasitic wasp is feasting on the seed supply. 

Christmas Tree Farm

Dec 18, 2019

UAVs and Christmas Trees: New Research to Help NC Growers Benefit From Drone Technology

A new partnership between NC State’s Christmas Tree Extension Team and Center for Geospatial Analytics will test how unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs, or drones) can help NC Christmas tree growers more efficiently monitor tree size and health. 

Festive wrapped gifts -A Brief History of Paper: From Recording History to Wrapping Gifts

Dec 16, 2019

A Brief History of Paper: From Recording History to Wrapping Gifts

For thousands of years, people around the world have been wrapping gifts. But the wrapping paper industry as we know it today was, surprisingly, a complete accident. 

Carson B - Graduation to Vocation: Researching Our Sense of Place

Dec 13, 2019

Graduation to Vocation: Researching Our Sense of Place

Master's student Carson B. found her passion in working with the public to understand their sense of place. 

Mark Vincent - Graduation to Vocation: Out of the Classroom and Onto the Ice Rink

Dec 12, 2019

Graduation to Vocation: Out of the Classroom and Onto the Ice Rink

Mark Vincent always knew he wanted to work in the sports industry. After graduation, he'll work in the sales department for the Carolina Hurricanes. 

Lindsay Leonard -Graduation to Vocation: Impacting Lives through Process Engineering

Dec 10, 2019

Graduation to Vocation: Impacting Lives through Process Engineering

Paper Science and Engineering graduate Lindsay Leonard hopes to impact people's lives through her career in the pulp and paper industry. 

coyotes

Dec 9, 2019

Mapping the Expansion of Coyotes

Dr. Roland Kays, a Research Associate Professor at NC State's College of Natural Resources, discusses the explosive growth of coyote populations across North America with National Geographic. 

Airboat near fire in Everglades National Park

Dec 9, 2019

Custom Geospatial Tool Helps National Park Service Better Predict Fire Risk on Florida’s River of Grass

A custom geospatial tool created at the Center for Geospatial Analytics is helping the National Park Service quickly and easily map water levels –– and better manage fires –– across south Florida. 

Celebrating 90 Years in the College of Natural Resources

Dec 9, 2019

Celebrating 90 Years in the College of Natural Resources

To celebrate our 90th birthday, we asked faculty to predict where we'll be in another 90 years, year 2109. 

wolf statues

Dec 4, 2019

NC State College of Natural Resources Partners with College of Education to Offer Minor in Environmental Education

Beginning in the spring semester, NC State students will have the option to minor in environmental education thanks to a partnership between the NC State College of Education and the College of Natural Resources.