NC State Researchers Want To Hear Your Backyard For A New Mapping Project
Listen to WUNC's segment on Sound Around Town, a citizen science project in the College of Natural Resources aimed at understanding how noise pollution impacts people and wildlife.
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.
NC State Plays Role in Development of New Sport Impact Tool
Professor Michael Kanters and colleagues partnered with the N.C. High School Athletic Association to examine levels of physical activity, safety and psychosocial impacts of sports.
Bobcats in the ‘Burbs?
It turns out suburbia is a bit wilder than we thought. NC State's Audio Abstract podcast talks citizen science and wild suburbia with Arielle Parsons, a graduate student and researcher at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.
This New Tool Can Help Parents Find the Best Sport for Their Kids
Researchers in the College of Natural Resources are helping families decide which sports children should play with the Healthy Sport Index.
Health Matters Connects Parks and Recreation and Cooperative Extension
The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management teams up with partners like the CDC to help rural North Carolinians tackle serious health problems in a new initiative called Heath Matters.
An Engineer’s Journey from Pulp and Paper to Personal Care
Alumnus Jacob Vrooman received a scholarship from the Paper Science and Engineering program that led to an internship after just one semester, that changed his life.
A mysterious disease is killing millions of bats. These scientists are trying to save them.
Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology alumnus Sam Freeze is studying northern long-eared bats at a Marine Corps Base Quantico to find out why some bats seem resistant to the devastating white-nose fungal disease.
Shad in the Classroom Boosts Recovery Effort
Alumni, graduate students and the Student Fisheries Society help make the Shad in the Classroom program not only a success, but fun for elementary school students.
Can citizen science reverse the extinction of experience?
Caren Cooper, Research Associate Professor of Forestry and Environmental Resources, finds that citizen science programs can help participants foster a stronger relationship with the natural world around them.