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Tag: forestry and environmental resources

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. 

colorful leaves near mountains

Sep 22, 2020

Fall Foliage 2020: Here’s What to Expect in North Carolina

The warm, rainy summer in North Carolina has set the stage for what could be a better-than-average foliage season. 

Sep 21, 2020

Americans Are Observing Nature During the Pandemic, Helping Scientists With Research

As coronavirus forces many people to stay close to home, more "citizen scientists" are providing invaluable data. 

Sep 21, 2020

As Climate Change Scorches California, It Also Raises Wildfire Risks in North Carolina

Researchers in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources discuss the relationship between climate change and wildfires in North Carolina with the Charlotte Observer. 

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. 

Alumnus Support to Fund Undergraduate Research in Tree Improvement

Sep 16, 2020

Alumnus Support to Fund Undergraduate Research in Tree Improvement

Don Rockwood '72 and his wife, Joanne, will support underrepresented students in forestry with their gift. 

burning wildfire

Sep 14, 2020

Wildfire Smoke Causes Unhealthy Air Quality Across the West

Wildfires in the western United States are causing unprecedented levels of air pollution, posing a serious health risk to both nearby residents and those hundreds of miles away. 

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.