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Tag: forestry and environmental resources

Daniel outside

Jul 6, 2020

Graduation to Vocation: Protecting the Environment from Pollution

College of Natural Resources graduate Daniel Amparo's passion is discovering potential human health risks from pollution in our environment. Read more about his journey. 

A sandy field of soybeans

Jun 29, 2020

Using Leaf Fungi to Improve Crop Resilience

An interdisciplinary team of researchers, including Josh Gray, a researcher in the Center for Geospatial Analytics in the College of Natural Resources, is identifying beneficial fungi found in five key crops. 

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. 

Lauren Pharr, a master's student in the College of Natural Resources.

Jun 23, 2020

Lauren Pharr: Wildlife biologist, ornithologist, and science communicator

Forestry and Environmental Resources graduate research assistant Lauren Pharr shares her experience pursuing a career in Ornithology. 

Shadow, a wolf at the San Diego Zoo, when he was a pup in 2014.

Jun 22, 2020

Positive YouTube Videos of Wolves Linked to Greater Tolerance

NC State researchers saw in a new study that people showed increased tolerance for wolves after watching positive videos of them. 

bison

Jun 22, 2020

Can Asia end its uncontrolled consumption of wildlife? Here’s how North America did it a century ago

Much of Roland Kay's research as a wildlife biologist focuses on documenting the rebound of species that once were hunted into scarcity. He takes a look at the history of the out-of-control wildlife trade. 

Shasta Lake during a drought in California.

Jun 22, 2020

How A Historic Drought Led to Higher Power Costs and Emissions

Forestry & Environmental Resources Professor Jordan Kern led a study of the impact of a historic drought in California on cost and environmental impacts for electric power systems. 

Deja Perkins and Lauren Pharr pictured while birding

Jun 15, 2020

The Importance of Black Birders Week and Its Lasting Impact

Deja Perkins and Lauren Pharr helped organize Black Birders Week and participated in the daily events, respectively. We spoke with them to hear their perspective on the week and its impact. 

Deja Perkins birding.

Jun 10, 2020

On How #BlackBirdersWeek Celebrated Black Naturalists, Birders

Graduate student Deja Perkins helped launch #BlackBirdersWeek to celebrate black naturalists, birders. 

Young oak trees growing at NC State.

Jun 10, 2020

NC State Tree Experts Grow Oaks to Honor Marines

Forestry experts at NC State are growing young oaks to honor Marines who fell at Belleau Wood.