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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Faculty and Staff Summer Adventures
Much like our students, College of Natural Resources faculty and staff get out of our classrooms and offices during the summer to make an impact on campus and around the world. From research to arts, we've been busy this season.
Personal #Statement: Stephen Louis
Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management alumnus Stephen Louis talks about the impact of family and brotherhood on his college and athletic career.
What’s in Your Laundry?
Dr. Richard Venditti has partnered with Cotton Incorporated and the Australian government's Cotton Research and Development Corporation to discover what happens to small particles of cotton, polyester, rayon and blends that are released during the washing of our clothes.