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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. 

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. 

An image of a wildfire burning trees.

Sep 7, 2020

Wildfires: Expert Answers to Your Burning Questions

Wildfire season is here. NC State researcher Joseph Roise has answers to all your questions. 

a pine forest

Aug 28, 2020

How Climate Change May Reshape Pine Plantations

To be sustainable, and turn a profit, the forestry sector is already thinking about how to evolve in the face of climate change. 

shown is a green house, part of the green industry

Jun 29, 2020

Green Industries Create Stronger Economy in North Carolina

Green industries play a vital role in North Carolina, contributing approximately $134.9 billion to the state’s economy in 2019 and supporting more than 900,000 jobs.