Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management Research

Jul 19, 2019

Can Parks Help Cities Fight Crime?

A study of green space and parks in the 300 largest U.S. cities reveals what helps lower the risk of crime.

Jun 27, 2019

Attendance Trends Threaten Future Operations of America’s State Park Systems

Visitation to parks and protected areas across the United States has increased substantially over the past half-century.

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.

May 1, 2019

Fulbright Scholar Carla Barbieri to Study Agritourism in Spain

Beginning in September, Barbieri will spend four months at the University of Alicante studying the entrepreneurial success of farmers.

Mar 12, 2019

2019 Graduate Research Symposium Winners

Check out the winners of our Graduate Research Symposium!

Dec 14, 2018

As Hunting Declines, Efforts Grow to Broaden the Funding Base for Wildlife Conservation

Taxes and fees help pay for wildlife conservation in the United States. However, as fewer Americans take up hunting, wildlife managers are seeking other ways to collect funding.

Nov 20, 2018

Living with Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My

We can’t avoid conflict with predators, but we can find better ways to respond.

Nov 10, 2018

What Is The Best Sport For You? Try This Healthy Sport Index

The Healthy Sport Index, developed with research by the College of Natural Resources, helps families choose the most appropriate sports for them.

Nov 10, 2018

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.

Oct 31, 2018

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.