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.
NC State Helps Homegrown Holiday Hobby
With the help of NC State soil scientists, CNR researchers and local extension agents, Ricky Postell is growing his Christmas tree operation.
Living with Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My
We can’t avoid conflict with predators, but we can find better ways to respond.
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.
Modern Conflict: Screen Time vs. Nature
Even rural kids today spend more time in front of screens and less time outdoors, according to a new study of middle-school students in South Carolina.
Wild Suburbia: More Mammals Than Expected Live Near People
Bobcats, coyotes, oh my: Camera trap images show that it's a jungle out there in the suburbs.
Building a Sound Map of Raleigh – For Science
Sound can affect everything from human health to the well-being of wildlife, but there is very little data on the levels and types of sound in U.S. cities.
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.
Student Spotlight: Mary Paz Alvarez Valverde
Sustainable Materials and Technology major Mary Paz Alvarez Valverde attended the International GreenBuilding Conference and Expo with support from the CNR Enrichment Fund.