Forestry and Environmental Resources Research

Jul 18, 2019

Big Cats in the Backyard: Master’s Research Reveals Important Finding About Human-Leopard Interactions

Habitat type could modify the relationship between leopards and humans.

Jun 25, 2019

NC State to Offer Online Graduate Certificate in Renewable Energy Development

The program consists of four online courses that are designed to give individuals a comprehensive understanding of the clean energy market.

Jun 24, 2019

Can Genetic Engineering Save Our Planet’s Biodiversity?

Researchers at NC State’s College of Natural Resources — and around the world — are considering ways to employ genetic engineering for conservation.

Jun 20, 2019

Can a Hands-on Model Help Forest Stakeholders Fight Tree Disease?

Ross Meentemeyer and fellow researchers offer Tangible Landscape, an interactive model that allows participants to try different solutions to help stop sudden tree death.

Jun 20, 2019

Sparrow Swap: Using Citizen Science to Study House Sparrows

Dr. Caren Cooper started Sparrow Swap, a citizen science project that studies house sparrows.

Jun 17, 2019

How Sea Level Rise Affects Birds in Coastal Forests

Researchers in the College of Natural Resources explore the effects of change in vegetation for coastal bird species.

Jun 4, 2019

Rise of the Coyote

Dr. Roland Kays discusses how the once-contentious relationship between coyotes and red wolves led the former to spread rapidly across the United States.

May 17, 2019

1 Million Species Are At Risk Of Extinction — Here’s Why It Matters

Scientists say global biodiversity is declining at an “unprecedented” speed. But what does it mean for humans?

May 13, 2019

Black Bears in the Backyard

Dr. Chris DePerno recaps the results of a multi-year study on black bear populations in Asheville, N.C.

May 6, 2019

Climate Education for Kids Increases Climate Concerns for Parents

Researchers in the College of Natural Resources worked with middle school teachers to track how students influenced their parents' opinions on climate change.