FER Research

Jan 13, 2018

How Winter Temps Can Affect Your Spring Fishing

Research by Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology doctoral student Tim Ellis has changed what we know about spotted seatrout and cold weather.

Jan 12, 2018

Sea Level Rise is Unlocking Decades-Old Pollution

Marcelo Ardon, Forestry and Environmental Resources Assistant Professor, discusses on the impact of sea level rise and saltwater intrusion on pollutants already found in the water and soil.

Jan 6, 2018

Using New Technologies to Preserve Wildlife and Wild Spaces

Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology majors use new technologies to better study and protect African wildlife.

Jan 1, 2018

N.C. Bioenergy Research Initiative announces 2017-2018 grant recipients

The Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources receives four of 11 N.C. Bioenergy Research Initiative grants.

Dec 29, 2017

Using Genetics to Make a More Perfect Christmas Tree

Professor and Christmas Tree Geneticist John Frampton and researchers in Molecular Tree Breeding Lab collaborate with Washington State University scientists to map the Christmas Tree genome.

Dec 26, 2017

Can Bears And People Coexist? Scientists Find Answers With Asheville Study

Forestry and Environmental Resources Professor Chris DePerno believes that black bears and people can coexist quite well together in an urban environment like Asheville.

Dec 22, 2017

Ash Seeds key to Protection of Trees

Robert Jetton, Camcore Research Associate Professor, and Andy Whittier, Camcore Research Associate, are working to restore ash forest resources, by breeding and deploying EAB-resistant stock. To do this, they are collecting a lot of seeds.

Dec 8, 2017

Genetic studies presented to honor a pioneer

Forestry and Environmental Resources researchers Lilian Matallana, Jack Wang, José Jimenez and Edwin Lauer, joined other young global researchers in Sweden for seminars on sustainable forestry leading up to the Wallenberg Prize presentation with Ron Sederoff.

Dec 7, 2017

So Much Cutting-Edge Research in Sweden

Two Forestry and Environmental Resources post-doctoral researchers, Lilian Matallana and Jack Wang, and two doctoral students, José Jimenez and Edwin Lauer, joined 33 other young global researchers in Sweden for seminars and networking sessions leading up to the Wallenberg Prize presentation.

Dec 4, 2017

O Christmas Tree, How Lovely Are Thy Branches that Retain Needles

Forestry and Environmental Resources Post-Doctoral Research Scholar Lilian Matallana is trying to improve the quality of Fraser fir in the North Carolina Christmas tree market by pinpointing the gene responsible for needle retention.