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Tag: Extension and Outreach

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. 

acorn

Nov 29, 2019

Belleau Wood Oaks to Help Next Generation Remember Famed Battle

More than 100 years after Marines from the 5th and 6th Marine Regiments braved hails of German machine gun fire among the oaks of Belleau Wood, acorns produced by its trees are now being grown at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. 

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. 

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Apr 17, 2019

Fact check: Is pollen season getting worse?

Dr. Robert Bardon of the N.C. State Extension Service explains the reasons behind the high pollen count, known as the “pollenpocalypse,” happening throughout the state this spring. 

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Mar 25, 2019

Weather Permitting: Welcome to the onslaught of pollen

Dr. Robert Bardon of the NC State Extension Service explains his pollen forecast that helps predict when the area will be most affected by the upcoming pollen season. 

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.