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.
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.
How Changes in Water Quality Today Impact Sustainability Tomorrow
Dr. Marcelo Ardón aims to understand the human and natural processes influencing salinization of surface waters and its impact on farmlands, water sources, forestry plantations and other coastal resources.
Five (not so pretty) Fun Fish to Catch (and eat) in North Carolina
These NC fish species aren't much to look at; but they are fun to catch (and good to eat).
From Morehead City to Honolulu, a Hollings Scholar’s Research is Never Quite Fin-ished
Kenneth Erickson, a Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology major, spent his spring semester at CMAST, literally get his feet wet in the field while gaining critical industry experience in marine biology and fisheries.
The Bears Among Us
The College of Natural Resources and the NC Wildlife Resources Commission partner to study the habits of urban/suburban bears in Asheville, N.C. The five-year study provides valuable data to wildlife managers as humans and bears learn to coexist.
Researchers Testing Fire Shelter Prototypes on South Dakota Prescribed Burns
Forestry and Environmental Resources Professor Dr. Joe Roise and graduate student Bobby Williams field test new fire shelter prototypes as part of a partnership with the College of Textiles.
Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology Students and Professor Participate in Birding Marathon
Three College of Natural Resources students and Professor Chris Moorman recently embarked on a mission to break the record for most bird species observed in a single day. Check out the social media highlights from their 24-hour adventure.