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Prescribed fire in long-leaf pine forest - How Wildfires Impact Wildlife - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Sep 1, 2023

How Wildfires Impact Wildlife

Wildfires can not only wreak havoc on human communities, but they can also affect wildlife and their habitats. 

House wren - For Two Backyard Bird Species, More Light Pollution Is Linked to Lower Survival - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Aug 17, 2023

For Two Backyard Bird Species, More Light Pollution Is Linked to Lower Survival

New findings led by NC State researchers could be important to whether backyard birds will thrive as urbanization expands. 

Snake sitting on the side of a hiking trail - Snake Season: 7 Facts That Will Keep You Safe - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jun 26, 2023

Snake Season: 7 Facts That Will Keep You Safe

NC State professor Ivana Mali shares expert advice on how people can keep themselves — and snakes — safe this summer. 

Flow off turkeys stand together - Tracking Turkeys - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jun 12, 2023

Tracking Turkeys

NC State student Chase Carey is using camera traps to document the breeding seasons of wild turkeys in North Carolina. 

Houston Bumgarner and his dog, Chewie, sitting at Black Balsam Knob - Graduation to Vocation: Houston Bumgarner is Protecting California's Wildlife - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Apr 27, 2023

Graduation to Vocation: Houston Bumgarner is Protecting California’s Wildlife

After graduating from NC State, Houston Bumgarner will work as a biological science technician for the National Park Service at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks in California. 

Wide-angle photo showing the exterior of the historic lodge at Slocum Camp in Rougemont, North Carolina - New Campaign Hopes to Bring New Life to Forestry Summer Camp - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Mar 22, 2023

New Campaign Hopes to Bring New Life to Forestry Summer Camp

Join the Slocum Camp Hill Forest Enhancement Campaign to contribute to the renovation of cabins and other facilities utilized by our forestry and wildlife students every summer. 

Close-up of Ivana Mali - Ivana Mali Named Distinguished Scholar for Conservation Biology - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jan 3, 2023

Ivana Mali Named Distinguished Scholar for Conservation Biology

Mali’s research examines how reptile and amphibian populations respond to anthropogenic stressors such as climate change, unregulated harvesting regimes and habitat degradation. 

Jared Spurlin standing in a forested area - - 5 Questions with Campus As A Classroom Intern Jared Spurlin - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Nov 14, 2022

5 Questions with Campus As A Classroom Intern Jared Spurlin

Spurlin is one of six students from the College of Natural Resources to be selected for the Campus As A Classroom internship program for 2022-23. 

Sharks swimming in the ocean - Positive Youtube Videos Help Deflect Blame From Sharks - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Nov 3, 2022

Positive YouTube Videos Help Deflect Blame From Sharks

NC State researchers found more people shifted blame for shark bites away from the animals after watching positive YouTube videos about them. 

Eastern wild turkey walking - New Student-Led Study Supports Single hunting Season for NC's Wild Turkeys - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Nov 2, 2022

New Student-Led Study Supports Single Hunting Season for NC’s Wild Turkeys

As Thanksgiving nears, we yet again put turkeys — and one College of Natural Resources student — in the spotlight.