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.

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 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.

Aug 3, 2018

Alumni Spotlight: Thomas Harris

Thomas Harris, a 2016 Forest Management alumnus, is a Fiber Supply Associate for International Paper.

Jul 19, 2018

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.