FER Research

Aug 30, 2017

Big Oil, Small Schools

Nils Peterson, Associate Professor of Forestry and Environmental Resources, discusses how children may not be as susceptible to their teachers' opinions on climate change.

Aug 17, 2017

Is Forest Bioenergy Carbon Neutral or Worse than Coal? Implications of Carbon Accounting Methods

Dr. Bob Abt, Carl Alwin Schenck Professor of Forestry, co-publishes a new paper on forest bioenergy and the environmental economics of climate change.

Jul 10, 2017

‘Critter Cams’ help NC residents – and scientists – learn what’s creeping around

Dr. Roland Kays, Forestry and Environmental Resources Research Associate Professor and Nature Research Center Biodiversity & Earth Observation Lab Director NC Museum of Natural Sciences, encourages citizen scientists in all 100 NC counties to participate in the Candid Critters wildlife survey.

Jun 27, 2017

Cypress Trees as Sentinels of the Sounds

Marcelo Ardon, Assistant Professor in Forestry and Environmental Resources, encourages citizen scientists to submit information about cypress trees as part of the Sentinels of the Sound project.

Jun 26, 2017

Climate Change Throws Shade on Five Vulnerable Tree Species in North Carolina

Kevin Potter, Research Associate Professor in Forestry and Environmental Resources, helped classify trees by their vulnerability to climate change in a recent study.

Jun 15, 2017

Producing the Next Generation Fire Shelter

Dr. Joe Roise, Professor of Forestry and Environmental Resources, partners with College of Textiles T-PACC to test fire shelters across this US this summer.

Jun 8, 2017

Leadership in Public Science: Meet Madhusudan Katti

Madhusudan Katti, Associate Professor in Forestry and Environmental Resources, brings urban ecology to the forefront of public science as part of NC State’s Leadership in Public Science faculty cluster.

Jun 7, 2017

Leadership in Public Science: Meet Caren Cooper

Caren Cooper, Research Associate Professor in Forestry and Environmental Resources, helps bridge the gap between science and society, as part of NC State’s Leadership in Public Science faculty cluster.

May 22, 2017

Forests in Flux

Forestry and Environmental Resources Research Associate Professor Kevin Potter partners with Purdue University and the US Forest Service to analyze how climate change is affecting tree distribution.

May 20, 2017

Researchers Testing Fire Shelter Prototypes on South Dakota Prescribed Burns

Forestry and Environmental Resources Professor Dr. Joe Roise and graduate student Bobby Williams field test new fire shelter prototypes as part of a partnership with the College of Textiles.