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Mountain forest - Saving America's Forests Could Help Curb Climate Warming - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Sep 14, 2021

Saving America’s Forests Could Help Curb Climate Warming

NC State researchers modeled the role that forestry and agriculture could play in reducing U.S. greenhouse gas emissions across multiple future economic scenarios. 

NC State Grad Becomes the Town of Cary’s First Urban Forestry Manager, College of Natural Resources, Katie Rose Levin, feature

Aug 10, 2021

NC State Alum Katie Levin is Protecting Trees, Promoting Environmental Justice

Levin, who graduated with a degree in environmental technology in 2006, has had a career rooted in protecting natural resources. Now she's the first urban forestry manager for the Town of Cary. 

Coffee tree - Many Nonprofits, Companies Report Using Commercial Species in Tree Planting Projects - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Aug 3, 2021

Many Nonprofits, Companies Report Using Commercial Species in Tree Planting Projects

A new study led by a researcher from NC State provides a detailed look at what forest restoration organizations across the tropics are actually doing on the ground. 

Jun 18, 2021

Researchers Design Simulation Tool to Predict Disease, Pest Spread

The tool can predict when and where pests and diseases will attack crops or forests, and also test when to apply pesticides or other management strategies to contain them. 

Kate Jones - Where There's Smoke: Reducing Downwind Impacts of Prescribed Burns - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

May 4, 2021

Where There’s Smoke: Reducing Downwind Impacts of Prescribed Burns

New research by Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Kate Jones will use geospatial modeling and interactive data visualization to help fire managers consider the vulnerability of communities downwind of prescribed burns. 

Meteorological sensors above a forest - How Coastal Forests Are Managed Can Impact Water Cycle - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Mar 29, 2021

How Coastal Forests Are Managed Can Impact Water Cycle

The findings suggest managers should time timber harvests to leave older trees alongside new growth to mitigate runoff. 

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 - Cost of Planning, Protecting Trees to Fight Climate Change Could Jump - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

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 - Christmas Trees: Here's The Scoop on North Carolina's Crop - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

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.