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Forest in Oregon damaged by fire.

Jan 25, 2021

Ecologist: People Should Prepare for Landscapes to Change

In a new book, an NC State professor describes how land managers and communities should expect landscape change and plan for it. 

Mountain forest.

Dec 4, 2020

Cost of Planting, Protecting Trees to Fight Climate Change Could Jump

A new analysis estimates the cost of preserving and planting trees to hit global emissions reductions targets. 

Christmas tree farm.

Nov 30, 2020

Christmas Trees: Here’s The Scoop on North Carolina’s Crop

North Carolina’s Christmas tree growers are prepared to meet high demand from consumers this year. 

a forest separated into many parts by highways

Nov 2, 2020

Getting The Most Bang For Your Conservation Buck

Climate change is complicating conservation efforts. New approaches are needed. 

A wildfire burns near a lake in California.

Oct 16, 2020

After the Blaze: How Wildfires Can Impact Drinking Water

As wildfires grow hotter and more destructive, cities around the world could face drinking water shortages. 

Ghost forest on N.C. coast.

Oct 8, 2020

North Carolina’s Ghost Forests May Contribute to Climate Change

A new study found the spread of ghost forests across a coastal region of North Carolina may have implications for global warming. 

Aerial view of pine trees flattened by a storm.

Oct 7, 2020

Hurricanes Are Killing Trees. Why That’s A Problem.

The damage could accelerate climate change and negatively impact timber sales, according to a forestry expert at NC State. 

Aspen trees in the Colorado mountains.

Sep 25, 2020

Colorado’s Famous Aspens Expected to Decline Due to Climate Change

NC State researchers predict quaking aspen trees, known for their brilliant foliage in fall, will visibly decline along three scenic drives in Colorado. 

Researchers test drones to detect resistant ash trees.

Sep 24, 2020

Scientists Pilot Drones in Effort to Save Trees From Invasive Beetle

NC State researchers are using drones to try to find ash trees with natural resistance to the emerald ash borer invasive pest. 

hemlock trees

Sep 23, 2020

A New Hope for the Eastern Hemlock

NC State researchers are developing a new tool to help prevent hemlock woolly adelgid infestations.