FER Research

Nov 19, 2017

College of Natural Resources Researchers Present at Wallenberg Prize Symposium for Young Researchers

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 global researchers at the Symposium and Young Researchers’ Poster Session leading up to the Wallenberg Prize presentation in Stockholm, Sweden.

Nov 18, 2017

What’s a fair price to pay for conserving tropical forests?

Erin Sills, Professor of Forestry and Environmental Resources, examines how opportunity costs vary across households in tropical areas and how that factors into encouraging land users to voluntarily conserve forests.

Nov 17, 2017

Is Wood for Energy Better Than Coal? It’s Complicated.

Carl Alwin Schenck Professor of Forestry at NC State Bob Abt explains the complicated nature of using wood pellets for bioenergy.

Nov 14, 2017

Ghost Forests: More Than Halloween Scenes

Center for Geospatial Analytics doctoral student, Lindsey Smart, discusses the impact of ghost forests on coastal communities.

Nov 7, 2017

Reciprocal cross-regulation of VND and SND multigene TF families for wood formation in Populus trichocarpa

Forestry and Environmental Resources researchers make breakthroughs in wood formation.

Nov 2, 2017

Awarded for new methods of gene discovery in trees

Dr. Ron Sederoff received the 2017 Marcus Wallenberg Prize for his work in tree genetics from the king of Sweden.

Oct 30, 2017

Student Spotlight: Lindsay Clontz

Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology major Lindsay Clontz spent her summer as a Deer Elk Ecology Research (DEER) project technician, supported by the Ron and Dale Terry Student Assistance and Enrichment Fund.

Oct 27, 2017

Incorporating Change into Conservation Planning

Kalysha Clark, a master’s student in Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology, discusses how Southeast CSC researchers are planning to conserve and manage natural resources in the face of changing environmental conditions.

Oct 24, 2017

NSF Grant Funds Smart City Research to Tackle Regional Problems with Serious Games

With NSF funding, a research team led by Center for Geospatial Analytics director Ross Meentemeyer will unite four universities in the Triangle and regional stakeholders to develop a serious game for stormwater management.

Oct 3, 2017

Factors Influencing the Success of a Market Based Conservation Initiative to Promote Rural Land-use Compatibility

Dr. Bob Bardon, Associate Dean for Extension and Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources Extension Leader, recently published a paper discussing the five factors that influence land owners when integrating military interests and conservation.