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Raccoon and deer foraging together.

Oct 9, 2020

Do Raccoons Fear Coyotes? A Research Team Used Cameras to Find Out

A new study in North Carolina caught raccoons on camera foraging with other animals, including deer. 

Sign for Sandy Mush overlooking game land

Sep 21, 2020

Public Hunting Lands Can Increase Your Property Value

Public hunting grounds can have numerous economic benefits for nearby communities. 

5 Tips for Getting into Birding, College of Natural Resources, female cardinal, courtesy Lauren McLaughlin, feature

Jul 16, 2020

Five Tips for Getting into Birding

Ever wanted to start birding? Here are five tips to get you started. 

Jun 23, 2020

Lauren Pharr: Wildlife Biologist, Ornithologist and Science Communicator

Forestry and Environmental Resources graduate research assistant Lauren Pharr shares her experience pursuing a career in Ornithology. 

Deja Perkins and Lauren Pharr pictured while birding

Jun 15, 2020

The Importance of Black Birders Week and Its Lasting Impact

Deja Perkins and Lauren Pharr helped organize Black Birders Week and participated in the daily events, respectively. We spoke with them to hear their perspective on the week and its impact. 

Jun 9, 2020

Black Birders Call Out Racism, Say Nature Should Be for Everyone

Co-organizers of the first Black Birders Week talk about how outdoor-focused groups can help promote inclusion. 

Jenny poses by the ocean

May 7, 2020

Graduation to Vocation: Protecting Our Natural Environment

College of Natural Resources graduate Jenny Oren's passion is wildlife conservation. Read more about her journey. 

Apr 29, 2020

How You Can Contribute to Scientific Research During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As COVID-19 forces people to keep their distance from others, citizen science provides meaningful and educational activities that can be done from the safety of your home or backyard. 

Bat hanging on tree

Apr 22, 2020

How Habitat Destruction Enables the Spread of Diseases Like COVID-19

Habitat destruction leads to the emergence of animal-to-human transmitted diseases like COVID-19. 

Apr 21, 2020

A Collaborative Team Set to Study Wild Turkeys in North Carolina

NC State researchers have partnered with the National Wild Turkey Federation and North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission for an extensive study of wild turkey ecology.