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Tag: Extension and Outreach

Blue Ridge Parkway National Park Sunrise Scenic Mountains Autumn Landscape

Sep 10, 2021

North Carolina’s Fall Foliage: Will it Be a Disappointing Year?

This year’s fall foliage might not live up to expectation as warm, dry conditions persist across the state, according to an expert at NC State. 

Jordan Hall at the College of Natural Resources

Oct 28, 2020

Why the College of Natural Resources is Chosen for Continuing Education

From graduate programs to workshops, see why the College of Natural Resources is chosen for continuing education. 

Aerial view of pine trees flattened by a storm.

Oct 7, 2020

Hurricanes Are Killing Trees. Why That’s A Problem.

The damage could accelerate climate change and negatively impact timber sales, according to a forestry expert at NC State. 

colorful leaves near mountains

Sep 22, 2020

Fall Foliage 2020: Here’s What to Expect in North Carolina

The warm, rainy summer in North Carolina has set the stage for what could be a better-than-average foliage season. 

Passport and camera on top of a map

Jul 29, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19 on Tourism

The world and the tourism industry were forever changed due to COVID-19. Get the latest data on this vital industry and the people who rely on it. 

Bruno Ferreira

Apr 9, 2020

NC State Alum Shows That Videos Can Promote Farm Tourism

Bruno Ferreira, who earned his Ph.D. last fall in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, has developed a series of videos to raise awareness about the farmers behind some of the state’s most popular chefs. 

Jennifer Fawcett -Women in Forestry and Fire: Empowering Women through Land Management Education, College of Natural Resources

Mar 10, 2020

Women in Forestry and Fire: Empowering Women through Land Management Education

In honor of Women’s History Month, we sat down with Jennifer Fawcett to talk about her work with women in fire and forestry. 

A group of feral swine running.

Feb 25, 2020

Invasive Species: How Exotic Plants, Animals and Insects Impact North Carolina

From the emerald ash borer to feral swine, North Carolina is home to a number of invasive species that can have devastating impacts on the environment, economy and even human health. 

Fulbright Scholar Carla Barbieri to Study Agritourism in Spain

May 1, 2019

Fulbright Scholar Carla Barbieri to Study Agritourism in Spain

Beginning in September, Barbieri will spend four months at the University of Alicante studying the entrepreneurial success of farmers. 

Students in the field - Celebrating Black History Month in the College of Natural Resources

Feb 21, 2019

Celebrating Black History Month in the College of Natural Resources

We are celebrating Black History Month by showing some of the impacts our college has on diversity in natural resources.