CNR Communications

May 21, 2019

An Interdisciplinary Legacy: Dr. Mary Watzin Steps Down as Dean

After seven years of leadership, Dr. Mary Watzin will step down as dean of the College of Natural Resources, effective August 16, 2019.

May 21, 2019

A Fond Farewell to Four Faculty

We are celebrating and honoring the many years of leadership and dedication from four faculty members who are retiring this academic year.

Mar 26, 2019

Help us win money on Day of Giving!

We're celebrating NC State's first ever Day of Giving! This 24-hour event will raise money to meet the College of Natural Resources' greatest needs. Consider #GivingPack by participating in special challenges and college-on-college competitions to help us win money.

Jan 2, 2019

O Christmas Tree, How Lovely Are Thy Branches that Retain Needles

Forestry and Environmental Resources Research Associate Lilian Matallana is trying to improve the quality of Fraser fir in the North Carolina Christmas tree market by pinpointing the gene responsible for needle retention.

Dec 13, 2018

Zac Guy – 2018 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year

Zac Guy, a 2001 graduate in Pulp and Paper Science and Technology, leveraged his degree to become a national leader in wood-based green building materials.

Dec 6, 2018

War veterans and lawmakers hike, discuss outdoor recreation as way to cope with PTSD

College of Natural Resources student and veteran brings community and lawmakers together to climb and connect on PTSD, substance abuse issues, and depression after deployments.

Sep 18, 2018

Out of the Classroom and Into the Field

From DC to China to right here on campus, students in the Department of Forest Biomaterials got out of the classroom and into the field this summer to put their knowledge to work and gain hand-on experience.

Aug 28, 2018

Leading a Global Conversation on Deforestation Through Remote Sensing

Remote sensing is unveiling new views of Earth’s surface and fostering an interdisciplinary project between Drs. Josh Gray and Erin Sills to help us better understand and track deforestation and promote more sustainably managed tropical forests.

Aug 28, 2018

New Program to Fuel Bioeconomy Launches

What do Reebok shoes, fuel and disposable forks have in common? All can be made from biorenewable sources instead of petroleum. This fall, we're welcoming undergraduate students and teachers as part of a new program to promote the bioproducts industry.

Aug 27, 2018

Sick and Tired? There’s an App for That

Dr. Jason Bocarro and partners working in public health and wellbeing are testing a revolutionary new app that communicates with patients and helps them fill park prescriptions for a more healthy lifestyle.