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White-tailed deer

Feb 24, 2021

The Role of Hunting in Wildlife Conservation, Explained

In addition to providing funding for state agencies that help conserve habitat, hunters also play an active role in wildlife management activities. 

Forest in Oregon damaged by fire.

Jan 25, 2021

Ecologist: People Should Prepare for Landscapes to Change

In a new book, an NC State professor describes how land managers and communities should expect landscape change and plan for it. 

Wooden boats on Andros, the largest island in the Bahamas.

Jan 11, 2021

Bahamian Communities Face Natural Resource Challenges Amid Modernization

Interviews with fishermen and women on Andros, the largest island in the Bahamas, reveal changes to fishing practices as well as the island's culture and environment. 

Stream in Costa Rica.

Dec 21, 2020

Fertilizer Runoff in Streams and Rivers Can Have Cascading Effects, Analysis Shows

Fertilizer pollution can have significant ripple effects in the food webs of streams and rivers, according to a new analysis of global data led by a researcher from NC State. 

Mountain forest.

Dec 4, 2020

Cost of Planting, Protecting Trees to Fight Climate Change Could Jump

A new analysis estimates the cost of preserving and planting trees to hit global emissions reductions targets. 

Christmas tree farm.

Nov 30, 2020

Christmas Trees: Here’s The Scoop on North Carolina’s Crop

North Carolina’s Christmas tree growers are prepared to meet high demand from consumers this year. 

Northern saw-whet owl

Nov 20, 2020

No, You Won’t Find Any Owls Hiding in Your Christmas Tree

Although many owls roost in evergreen trees during the winter, they usually fly away when disturbed. 

Wild turkey

Nov 19, 2020

Talking Turkey: How the Bird Made a Comeback in North Carolina

An estimated 270,000 turkeys can be found in the forests of North Carolina. 

Global Change Fellow Tira Beckham is Studying Socio-Political Boundaries to Climate Resilience, College of Natural Resources, Tira Beckham, feature

Nov 18, 2020

Global Change Fellow Tira Beckham is Addressing Socio-Political Barriers to Climate Resilience

As a Global Change Fellow, Beckham hopes to promote equitable governance and communication with vulnerable communities. 

A girls' overnight camp focused on environmental science and ecology.

Nov 12, 2020

Black Ecologists Look to Offer Support, Recruit Next Generation

An NC State ecologist is working to offer support and encouragement to Black professionals and students.