Research & Innovation

Mar 13, 2018

Who Can Name the Most North Carolina Wildlife?

College of Natural Resources researchers in environmental education study how students learn about biodiversity and whether they have an interest in conservation biology – protecting wildlife species in the future.

Mar 6, 2018

NC State MBA Startup Tethis Receives Wolfpack Investor Network’s Largest Capital Raise to Date

The Tethis team initially developed a business concept based on using a corn-based fiber – developed by professors Joel Pawlak and Richard Venditti in NC State’s College of Natural Resources – to filter pollutants out of water used in the fracking process, before pivoting their business to focus on producing biodegradable absorbent material for diapers.

Mar 1, 2018

Not All Cover Crops Are Equal

Rachel Cook, Forestry and Environmental Resources Assistant Professor, discusses the differences in cover crop nitrogen release and how it will impact future crops and soil properties.

Feb 26, 2018

Intensive Biomass Harvest Linked to Fire Ant Colonization, Decreased Invertebrate Diversity

NC State researchers find that removing almost all of the woody debris on the ground after timber cutting can open the door to invasive red imported fire ant colonization.

Feb 21, 2018

CNR Environmentors Poster Winners Announced

Winners of the NC State College of Natural Resources Environmentors Research Poster Session are announced.

Feb 16, 2018

Health Conscious: Chasing a Seemingly Elusive Goal

Dr. Aaron Hipp, Associate Professor of Community Health and Sustainability in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, chats about the effects of environment on elevator and greenway use.

Feb 14, 2018

Cover crops in nitrogen’s circle of life

Rachel Cook, Forestry and Environmental Resources Assistant Professor, discusses the importance of long-term cover crop studies to improve soil properties and cash crops.

Feb 9, 2018

CNR Graduate Research Symposium Winners Announced

The inaugural 2018 College of Natural Resources Graduate Research Symposium celebrated the dedicated research of graduate students and post-doctoral scholars in the three departments making up the college. Students from Forestry and Environmental Resources; Forest Biomaterials; and Parks, Recreation and […]

Feb 5, 2018

Sustainable Wildlife Monitoring in Kenya

Dr. Roland Kays, Forestry and Environmental Resources Research Associate Professor, teams up with the Kenya Wildlife Service for a camera trap project in Kenyan National Parks.

Feb 4, 2018

The Seaflower Biosphere Reserve Project: Sustainable Tourism in Bogotá, Colombia

The Seaflower Biosphere Reserve Project brings together three NC State colleges and the Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano (UJTL) to study sustainable solutions to ecological change from tourism in Bogotá, Colombia.