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Author: Andrew Moore

Blue Ridge Parkway National Park Sunrise Scenic Mountains Autumn Landscape

Sep 10, 2021

North Carolina’s Fall Foliage: Will it Be a Disappointing Year?

This year’s fall foliage might not live up to expectation as warm, dry conditions persist across the state, according to an expert at NC State. 

Forest Landscape - 5 Ways Climate Change Impacts Forests - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Aug 31, 2021

5 Ways Climate Change Impacts Forests

Climate change is expected to worsen over the next century as greenhouse gas emissions continue to increase, a trend that experts say will have consequences for the health of forests worldwide. 

Plane Shadow in Ocean - Ask an Expert: What is Sustainable Tourism? - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jul 30, 2021

Ask an Expert: What is Sustainable Tourism?

NC State expert Whitney Knollenberg defines sustainable tourism development and explains how it can benefit destinations and surrounding communities. 

Aerial image of the Outer Banks - New Partnership Aims to Ensure a Sustainable Future for the Outer Banks of North Carolina - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jul 30, 2021

New Partnership Aims to Ensure a Sustainable Future for the Outer Banks of North Carolina

As businesses in the Outer Banks struggle to keep up with a tourism boom, a new research initiative is underway to identify solutions. 

Kelvin Borges stands in front of International Paper sign

Jul 29, 2021

Not Your Average Summer

This summer, students from the NC State College of Natural Resources are participating in internships, co-ops and volunteer programs across the country — from Raleigh to Wyoming. 

Wildfire emitting smoke along a mountain ridge.

Jul 26, 2021

Ask an Expert: How Dangerous is Wildfire Smoke?

NC State expert Jennifer Richmond-Bryant discusses how wildfire smoke can impact human health, even if it's from thousands of miles away. 

Dr. Erin Sills

Jul 21, 2021

Erin Sills Named Head of Forestry Department

Sills, who joined the department in 1997, is recognized internationally for research on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries. 

Research Project Outdoors - NC State Professor Named Natural Resources Scientist of the Year - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jul 20, 2021

NC State Professor Named Natural Resources Scientist of the Year

The award honors individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to North Carolina’s wildlife, habitat and natural resources. 

New York Times logo on building front

Jun 23, 2021

Thought Leadership in the Media

Faculty from the College of Natural Resources shared their knowledge and insights about the latest environmental issues with a number of prominent media outlets, including The New York Times and National Geographic. 

Jun 16, 2021

An Olympic-Sized Problem

Despite the Olympics' mission to inspire international unity and peace through sport, the event has faced criticism from advocacy organizations over human rights violations committed by host cities and their governments.