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Black bears captured on camera in North Carolina -

Sep 16, 2021

Q&A: When Do Black Bears Have Cubs?

Young female bears living in Asheville, North Carolina, had their first litter of cubs earlier than expected. 

Black bears in Asheville - Young Female Black Bears in Asheville, North Carolina, Are Big, Have Cubs Early - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Sep 16, 2021

Young Female Black Bears in Asheville, North Carolina, Are Big, Have Cubs Early

A new study found urban female black bears in Asheville were larger and had cubs earlier than rural bears. 

Mountain forest - Saving America's Forests Could Help Curb Climate Warming - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Sep 14, 2021

Saving America’s Forests Could Help Curb Climate Warming

NC State researchers modeled the role that forestry and agriculture could play in reducing U.S. greenhouse gas emissions across multiple future economic scenarios. 

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. 

Forest Landscape - 5 Ways Climate Change Impacts Forests - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Aug 31, 2021

5 Ways Climate Change Impacts Forests

Climate change is expected to worsen over the next century as greenhouse gas emissions continue to increase, a trend that experts say will have consequences for the health of forests worldwide. 

Aerial view of the Amazon rainforest - Saving Brazilian Amazon Sustainably Is a Team Effort - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Aug 9, 2021

Saving the Brazilian Amazon Sustainably Is a Team Effort

Effective deforestation policies require collaboration between local, state and federal governments, according to a study led by NC State researcher Erin Sills. 

Long-tailed weasel - Study Tracks Decline of Weasels, the Smallest Carnivore, in North America - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Aug 5, 2021

Study Tracks Decline of Weasels, the Smallest Carnivore, in North America

Three species of weasels are likely in decline in North America, a study co-authored by an NC State scientist found. 

Coffee tree - Many Nonprofits, Companies Report Using Commercial Species in Tree Planting Projects - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Aug 3, 2021

Many Nonprofits, Companies Report Using Commercial Species in Tree Planting Projects

A new study led by a researcher from NC State provides a detailed look at what forest restoration organizations across the tropics are actually doing on the ground. 

Wildfire emitting smoke along a mountain ridge.

Jul 26, 2021

Ask an Expert: How Dangerous is Wildfire Smoke?

NC State expert Jennifer Richmond-Bryant discusses how wildfire smoke can impact human health, even if it's from thousands of miles away. 

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.