O Christmas Tree, How Lovely Are Thy Branches that Retain Needles
Forestry and Environmental Resources Research Associate Lilian Matallana is trying to improve the quality of Fraser fir in the North Carolina Christmas tree market by pinpointing the gene responsible for needle retention.
From the Mountains to the Air Force – Chris Hixson Reflects on His Time in the College of Natural Resources
New alumnus, Chris Hixson, graduated in December of 2018 with a B.S. in Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology. Below, he reflects on his time in the FWCB program and the connections he’s made with his college and military careers. What […]
Bobcats in the ‘Burbs?
It turns out suburbia is a bit wilder than we thought. NC State's Audio Abstract podcast talks citizen science and wild suburbia with Arielle Parsons, a graduate student and researcher at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.
Alumni Spotlight: Deanna Metivier
Alumna Deanna Metivier is a an Assistant Environmental Scientist at Burns and McDonnell, a full-service engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting firm.
Student Spotlight: Chris Cohrs
Forest Management major Chris Cohrs attended the Society of American Foresters (SAF) annual conference, with support from the CNR Student Assistance and Enrichment Fund.
Leading a Global Conversation on Deforestation Through Remote Sensing
Remote sensing is unveiling new views of Earth’s surface and fostering an interdisciplinary project between Drs. Josh Gray and Erin Sills to help us better understand and track deforestation and promote more sustainably managed tropical forests.
Alumni Spotlight: Taylor Whitmire
Alumna Taylor Whitmire is an Assistant County Ranger for the NC Forest Service.
Student Spotlight: Jacob Veilleux
Jacob Veilleux, a Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology major, is conducting research on Snake Fungal Disease and the impact on local black snake populations.
Alumni Spotlight: Maggie Ernest
Alumna Maggie Ernest is a Landscape Conservationist for the Wildlands Network.
Student Spotlight: Matthew Adkins
Senior Environmental Sciences major Matthew Adkins filmed a documentary for his capstone project.