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.
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.
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.
Alumni Spotlight: Thomas Harris
Thomas Harris, a 2016 Forest Management alumnus, is a Fiber Supply Associate for International Paper.
A mysterious disease is killing millions of bats. These scientists are trying to save them.
Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology alumnus Sam Freeze is studying northern long-eared bats at a Marine Corps Base Quantico to find out why some bats seem resistant to the devastating white-nose fungal disease.