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NC State alumnus Melinda Martinez samples methane in the water at Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge in Illinois.

Sep 13, 2022

Forestry Alumni Melinda Martinez Recognized with Sulzman Award

Martinez '21 received the award for her study exploring greenhouse gas emissions in ghost forests. 

Alyssa Stroker- Five Questions with Research Analyst Alyssa Stroker - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

May 11, 2022

Five Questions with Research Analyst Alyssa Stroker

Stroker '20 now works at Longwoods International, a tourism market research consulting firm. 

Elijah Gore - Five Questions with Operational Excellence Black Belt Elijah Gore -College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Apr 13, 2022

Five Questions with Operational Excellence Black Belt Elijah Gore

Gore, who holds a double major in paper science and engineering and chemical engineering, now works at WestRock. 

Brenda Brickhouse - NC State Alum Brenda Brickhouse Receives 2022 Watauga Medal - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Mar 18, 2022

NC State Alum Brenda Brickhouse Receives 2022 Watauga Medal

Brickhouse graduated with a bachelor’s degree in forestry from the College of Natural Resources in 1980. 

Daniel Parobok - Five Questions with Environmental Planner and Biologist Daniel Parobok - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Mar 7, 2022

Five Questions with Environmental Planner and Biologist Daniel Parobok

Parobok graduated in 2012 with a degree in natural resources and now works for a municipality in the Florida Keys. 

Jordan Hall at First Tee - Triangle event - Five Questions with First Tee Programs Director Jordan Hall - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Feb 14, 2022

Five Questions with First Tee Programs Director Jordan Hall

Hall, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in sport management and a minor in business administration in 2016, is working to empower kids and teens through golf at First Tee - Triangle in Raleigh. 

Forest Fire - Five Questions with Youth Program Coordinator Erin Apple - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jan 18, 2022

Five Questions with Youth Program Coordinator Erin Apple

Apple graduated with a degree in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology in 2013. She is now employed as coordinator of youth programs for the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh. 

Audrey Keen in lab - Five Questions with Mollusk Technician Audrey Keen - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Oct 6, 2021

Five Questions with Mollusk Technician Audrey Keen

Keen, who graduated in 2021 with with a bachelor’s degree in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology, is now a technician for the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences' mollusks collection lab. 

Taylor Richardson - Five Questions with National Park Service Guide Taylor Richardson - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Sep 15, 2021

Five Questions with National Park Service Guide Taylor Richardson

Taylor Richardson '19 talks about her time at the College of Natural Resources and how it prepared her to work as a park guide for the National Mall and Memorial Parks. 

NC State Grad Becomes the Town of Cary’s First Urban Forestry Manager, College of Natural Resources, Katie Rose Levin, feature

Aug 10, 2021

NC State Alum Katie Levin is Protecting Trees, Promoting Environmental Justice

Levin, who graduated with a degree in environmental technology in 2006, has had a career rooted in protecting natural resources. Now she's the first urban forestry manager for the Town of Cary.