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.
10 Things You May Not Know About Our Coasts
Research about historic sites and climate change by Erin Seekamp, Associate Professor of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, is included in this countdown by USGS Climate Adaptation Science Centers.
Spatial patterns of development drive water use
Ross Meentemeyer, Director of the Center for Geospatial Analytics publishes research about integrating spatial patterns to make planning for water use more efficient.
Are the Feds Cherry-Picking Data to Force Pipelines Through Vulnerable Communities?
Ryan Emanuel, Forestry and Environmental Resources Associate Professor, discusses how the proposed pipeline would disproportionately affect minority communities.
Study finds aromatic herbs lead to better parenting in starlings
Caren Cooper, Research Associate Professor in Forestry and Environmental Resources, finds that nests with herbs could impact bird parenting behaviors.
Washington Post Video: How coyotes conquered the continent
Watch Forestry and Environmental Resources Research Associate Professor Roland Kays explain the range history of the coyote, revealing it's ecology of predation and evolution through hybridization.