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A tree marked with a tag is part of a citizen science project.

Jul 5, 2021

Making Citizen Science Inclusive Will Require More Than Rebranding

Scientists need to undertake tangible efforts to boost equity, diversity and inclusion in citizen science, NC State researchers said in a perspective in the journal Science. 

A citizen science study helped researchers capture wildlife images - Citizen Science Study Captures 2.2M Wildlife Images in North Carolina - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Mar 4, 2021

Citizen Science Study Captures 2.2M Wildlife Images in North Carolina

The photos will be used for multiple research projects to answer questions about wildlife abundance, reproduction and other questions. 

Jocelyn Painter on boat - NC State Student Brings Indigenous Knowledge to State Climate Policies - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Dec 10, 2020

NC State Student Brings Indigenous Knowledge to State Climate Policies

Jocelyn Painter is giving North Carolina’s Native American tribes a seat at the governing table. 

Deja Perkins with Barn Swallow bird - Graduation to Vocation: Connecting Environmental Justice and Birding - College of Natural Resources NC State University

Nov 24, 2020

Graduation to Vocation: Connecting Environmental Justice and Birding

Deja Perkins explores how environmental and social justice impacts birding and wildlife. 

5 Tips for Getting into Birding, College of Natural Resources, female cardinal, courtesy Lauren McLaughlin, feature

Jul 16, 2020

Five Tips for Getting into Birding

Ever wanted to start birding? Here are five tips to get you started. 

Apr 29, 2020

How You Can Contribute to Scientific Research During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As COVID-19 forces people to keep their distance from others, citizen science provides meaningful and educational activities that can be done from the safety of your home or backyard. 

Ryan Emanuel - NC State Professor Wins Prestigious Fellowship to Study Indigenous Rights - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Apr 23, 2020

NC State Professor Wins Prestigious Fellowship to Study Indigenous Rights

As a fellow at the National Humanities Center, Ryan Emanuel will spend the next year writing a book about his research project, “Water in the Lumbee World: Environmental Justice, Indigenous Rights, and the Transformation of Home." 

Carson B - Graduation to Vocation: Researching Our Sense of Place

Dec 13, 2019

Graduation to Vocation: Researching Our Sense of Place

Master's student Carson B. found her passion in working with the public to understand their sense of place. 

Jenna Hartley Awarded NOAA Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship

Oct 14, 2019

Jenna Hartley Awarded NOAA Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship

Jenna Hartley, a PhD student in the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management, was awarded a $150K scholarship from NOAA. 

Dr. Louie Rivers - Does the Rising Heat in Raleigh Disproportionately Affect Low-Income and Minority Groups?

Sep 25, 2019

Does the Rising Heat in Raleigh Disproportionately Affect Low-Income and Minority Groups?

Due to a lack of green space and a gentrification pattern in Raleigh, heat is rising. Who does this impact the most?