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Aerial photo of a naval ship.

Feb 28, 2024

No Trees at Sea

Sandy Wright ‘67 recounts his time at sea with fellow classmates as they embarked on secret voyages to safeguard the United States from nuclear war. 

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.

Mary Marriott hugs a tree - Forestry Student Mary Marriott Awarded Prestigious Scholarship - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Mar 1, 2023

Forestry Student Mary Marriott Awarded Prestigious Scholarship

Mary Marriott, a junior majoring in forest management, has been awarded the Nicholas M. Curtis Memorial Scholarship Endowment from the North Carolina Forestry Association.

A stand of pine trees in a forest - Timber Demand Could Help Save Forests - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jan 5, 2023

Timber Demand Could Help Save Forests

Increasing global demand for timber products and paying landowners to store carbon in their trees could help to save forests, a recent study found.

Wolf statue at Carter-Finley Stadium - New Scholarship Endowment Honors Legacy of Forestry Alumnus Dick Brake - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Oct 7, 2022

New Scholarship Endowment Honors Legacy of Forestry Alumnus Dick Brake

Dick Brake spent his life helping others, so it made perfect sense that his family should continue doing so in his name long after he was gone.

A firefighter points at a fire shelter - New Fire Shelter Prototypes Could Buy Time for Wildfire Firefighters - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jun 21, 2022

New Fire Shelter Prototypes Could Buy Time for Wildfire Firefighters

New designs for wildfire shelters could increase the survival time for firefighters inside, researchers from NC State found in a recent study.

Forested landscape - Can Biden's Tree Planting Initiative Save American Forests? - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

May 27, 2022

Can Biden’s Reforestation Plan Slow Climate Change?

The administration wants to plant 1.2 billion trees. But it can be more ambitious, according to one NC State expert.

Great Smoky Mountains - During Droughts, Thirstier Mountain Forests Could Mean Less Water Downstream - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Mar 10, 2022

During Droughts, Thirstier Mountain Forests Could Mean Less Water Downstream

Increased water use by upstream mountain forests could leave less water for other forests, cities and wildlife during drought.

Ghost forest in North Carolina. - Microbes Making Tree Methane ‘Farts’ in Ghost Forests Are in the Soils, Study Says - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Feb 8, 2022

Microbes Making Tree Methane ‘Farts’ in Ghost Forests Are in the Soils, Study Says

Understanding how ghost forests create methane, a potent greenhouse gas, is important to calculating the environmental impact of the forest-to-ghost forest transition.

Trevor Setzer - Graduation to Vocation: Trevor Setzer is Managing Forest Investments - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Nov 25, 2021

Graduation to Vocation: Trevor Setzer is Managing Forest Investments

Trevor Setzer will soon graduate with master's degrees in economics and forest economics. He is currently employed as an investment analyst at Weyerhaeuser.