Forestry and Environmental Resources

Jan 2, 2019

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.

Dec 11, 2018

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 […]

Oct 31, 2018

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.

Sep 20, 2018

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.

Sep 18, 2018

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.

Aug 28, 2018

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.

Aug 23, 2018

Alumni Spotlight: Taylor Whitmire

Alumna Taylor Whitmire is an Assistant County Ranger for the NC Forest Service.

Aug 21, 2018

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.

Aug 9, 2018

Alumni Spotlight: Maggie Ernest

Alumna Maggie Ernest is a Landscape Conservationist for the Wildlands Network.

Aug 7, 2018

Student Spotlight: Matthew Adkins

Senior Environmental Sciences major Matthew Adkins filmed a documentary for his capstone project.