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Tag: fisheries wildlife and conservation biology

NC State swimmer Ryan Held

Jul 8, 2016

Swimming for Gold in Rio

Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology major Ryan Held will join 3 Wolfpack swimming and diving teammates in the Rio Olympics in August. 

Nicholas Oberle

Jun 30, 2016

Not Your Average Internship: Mussel Memory

Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology major Nicholas Oberle is saving the world, one mussel at a time in the Aquatic Epidemiology and Conservation Laboratory. 

deer on camera trap

Jun 9, 2016

Hunting for Answers: Study finds that recreational activities leave minimal biodiversity impacts

Dr. Roland Kays and citizen scientists use camera traps to study the effects of hunting and hiking on wildlife biodiversity. 


May 31, 2016

Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places – Cougar seeking Cougar

Dr. Roland Kays, Research Associate Professor, tracks a cougar's 1,500 mile journey through camera-trap photos in his new book "Candid Creatures." 


May 9, 2016

Kids think like Conservation Biologists

Kathryn Stevenson, a Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Forestry and Environmental Resources, asks elementary school students to prioritize wildlife conservation efforts. 


May 8, 2016

Capturing a moment of Science

Roland Kays, Research Associate Professor and Director of the Biodiversity and Earth Observation Lab, Nature Research Center, NC Museum of Natural Sciences discusses the importance of observational cameras for wildlife research. 


May 7, 2016

Teens determine the future of Climate Change

Kathryn Stevenson, a postdoctoral research scholar in Forestry and Environmental Resources, Nils Peterson, professor of Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology, and Howard Bondell, an associate professor of Statistics, find that middle school students are more open to discussing climate change concerns. 


May 3, 2016

Going Batty after Graduation

Graduating fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology senior Sam Freeze will use his degree to study bat biology, thanks to generous scholarships. 

black bears in front of picnic table

Apr 1, 2016

Scientists study how bears and humans coexist in Asheville

Bear tracks have gone digital in a joint project between NC State and the North Carolina Wildlife Research Commission. 

black bear drinking from fountain

Mar 19, 2016

In Asheville, locals and black bears learn to get along

For decades the consensus among wildlife biologists was that black bears and people can’t coexist. But a study in the College of Natural Resources is proving otherwise.