FER Research

Oct 11, 2018

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.

Sep 18, 2018

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.

Aug 28, 2018

Leading a Global Conversation on Deforestation Through Remote Sensing

Remote sensing is unveiling new views of Earth’s surface and fostering an interdisciplinary project between Drs. Josh Gray and Erin Sills to help us better understand and track deforestation and promote more sustainably managed tropical forests.

Aug 21, 2018

Student Spotlight: Jacob Veilleux

Jacob Veilleux, a Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology major, is conducting research on Snake Fungal Disease and the impact on local black snake populations.

Aug 15, 2018

Envisioning Research Winners Capture Insights Into the World Around Us

The winners of this year’s Envisioning Research contest demonstrate the many ways research offers new perspectives on our world.

Aug 13, 2018

Ensuring Cleaner Air and Water

NC State researchers are partnering with communities, agencies and local residents on a wide range of projects to improve air and water quality.

Jul 9, 2018

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.

Jul 2, 2018

How Changes in Water Quality Today Impact Sustainability Tomorrow

Dr. Marcelo Ardón aims to understand the human and natural processes influencing salinization of surface waters and its impact on farmlands, water sources, forestry plantations and other coastal resources.

Jun 7, 2018

Study Finds Aromatic Herbs Lead to Better Parenting in Starlings

New research by Caren Cooper, Research Associate Professor of Forestry and Environmental Resources, suggests that the presence of aromatic herbs in the nest leads to some improved parenting behaviors in European starlings.

May 30, 2018

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.