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Jan 22, 2024

New Scholarship Paves Trail for Future Park Rangers

A scholarship established by Rebecca Harriett '79 and her husband will support College of Natural Resources students interested in working at state or national parks.

Dec 30, 2023

Continuing Research in Christmas Tree Genetics

Spectrum News
NC State researchers are working in conjunction with the staff at the Upper Mountain Research Station to genetically improve future generations of Christmas trees that will keep the industry sustainable.

Dec 21, 2023

People Living in Green Spaces Seem To Age Slower — But There’s A Catch

The Weather Network
“We found that the more greenspace people had in their neighborhoods, the longer their telomeres were,” said Aaron Hipp, co-author of the study and a professor of parks, recreation and tourism management at NC State.

Christmas tree in the Blue Room of the White House - Extension Teams Up with NC Family to Grow White House Christmas Tree - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Dec 18, 2023

Extension Teams Up with NC Family to Grow White House Christmas Tree

The towering Fraser fir that heralds the holidays in the Blue Room of the White House this year is a prime example of what can happen when NC State’s Christmas Tree Extension Team partners with the growers.

Dec 15, 2023

A US Pine Species Thrives When Burned. Southerners Are Rekindling a ‘Fire Culture’ to Boost its Range

Associated Press
Prescribed burn associations are proving key to conservationists’ efforts to restore a longleaf pine range forming the backbone of forest ecology in the American Southeast.

Dec 15, 2023

How ‘Fire Culture’ Restores Ecosystems and Friendship in the South

The Christian Science Monitor
Climate change is reducing the number of safe burn days. Rising temperatures cause lower relative humidity in the South and intensify periods when it’s too dry, said Jennifer Fawcett, a North Carolina State University wildland fire expert.

Christmas tree field - 3 Benefits of Genetically-Improved Christmas Trees - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Dec 13, 2023

Deal Family Supports Future of North Carolina Christmas Trees

Earl Deal '66 and his family are investing in NC State's efforts to address the challenges impacting Christmas tree crops across North Carolina.

Laurel Cavanagh standing in front of a statue of a wolf - Laurel Cavanagh '23 Reflects on Her NC State Journey - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Dec 12, 2023

Laurel Cavanagh ’23 Reflects on Her NC State Journey

Cavanagh, who graduates in December 2023 with a bachelor's degree in sport management, plans to seek a job in which she can assist people in achieving their goals.

Dec 11, 2023

People Living in Green Areas Seem to Age Slower at The Cellular Level

ScienceAlert
"This study was an attempt to quantify the beneficial impacts of greenspace at the cellular level, and the extent to which greenspace can help to offset environmental harms," said the study's co-author Aaron Hipp, a professor of parks, recreation and tourism management at North Carolina State University.

Dec 6, 2023

North Carolina State University Researchers Aim To Create ‘Perfect’ Christmas Trees

Kiss 95.1
The North Carolina State University Christmas Tree Genetics Program has spent decades working toward genetically-improved Christmas trees.

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National Park Service sign.

Jan 22, 2024

New Scholarship Paves Trail for Future Park Rangers

A scholarship established by Rebecca Harriett '79 and her husband will support College of Natural Resources students interested in working at state or national parks.

Dec 30, 2023

Continuing Research in Christmas Tree Genetics

Spectrum News
NC State researchers are working in conjunction with the staff at the Upper Mountain Research Station to genetically improve future generations of Christmas trees that will keep the industry sustainable.

Dec 21, 2023

People Living in Green Spaces Seem To Age Slower — But There’s A Catch

The Weather Network
“We found that the more greenspace people had in their neighborhoods, the longer their telomeres were,” said Aaron Hipp, co-author of the study and a professor of parks, recreation and tourism management at NC State.

Christmas tree in the Blue Room of the White House - Extension Teams Up with NC Family to Grow White House Christmas Tree - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Dec 18, 2023

Extension Teams Up with NC Family to Grow White House Christmas Tree

The towering Fraser fir that heralds the holidays in the Blue Room of the White House this year is a prime example of what can happen when NC State’s Christmas Tree Extension Team partners with the growers.

Dec 15, 2023

A US Pine Species Thrives When Burned. Southerners Are Rekindling a ‘Fire Culture’ to Boost its Range

Associated Press
Prescribed burn associations are proving key to conservationists’ efforts to restore a longleaf pine range forming the backbone of forest ecology in the American Southeast.

Dec 15, 2023

How ‘Fire Culture’ Restores Ecosystems and Friendship in the South

The Christian Science Monitor
Climate change is reducing the number of safe burn days. Rising temperatures cause lower relative humidity in the South and intensify periods when it’s too dry, said Jennifer Fawcett, a North Carolina State University wildland fire expert.

Christmas tree field - 3 Benefits of Genetically-Improved Christmas Trees - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Dec 13, 2023

Deal Family Supports Future of North Carolina Christmas Trees

Earl Deal '66 and his family are investing in NC State's efforts to address the challenges impacting Christmas tree crops across North Carolina.

Laurel Cavanagh standing in front of a statue of a wolf - Laurel Cavanagh '23 Reflects on Her NC State Journey - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Dec 12, 2023

Laurel Cavanagh ’23 Reflects on Her NC State Journey

Cavanagh, who graduates in December 2023 with a bachelor's degree in sport management, plans to seek a job in which she can assist people in achieving their goals.

Dec 11, 2023

People Living in Green Areas Seem to Age Slower at The Cellular Level

ScienceAlert
"This study was an attempt to quantify the beneficial impacts of greenspace at the cellular level, and the extent to which greenspace can help to offset environmental harms," said the study's co-author Aaron Hipp, a professor of parks, recreation and tourism management at North Carolina State University.

Dec 6, 2023

North Carolina State University Researchers Aim To Create ‘Perfect’ Christmas Trees

Kiss 95.1
The North Carolina State University Christmas Tree Genetics Program has spent decades working toward genetically-improved Christmas trees.