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.
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.
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.
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.
2019 Graduate Research Symposium Winners
Check out the winners of our Graduate Research Symposium!
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.
Living with Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My
We can’t avoid conflict with predators, but we can find better ways to respond.
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.
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.