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Tag: forestry and environmental resources

White-tailed deer

Feb 24, 2021

The Role of Hunting in Wildlife Conservation, Explained

In addition to providing funding for state agencies that help conserve habitat, hunters also play an active role in wildlife management activities. 

Dr. Zakiya Leggett

Feb 18, 2021

Black Excellence: Assistant Professor Zakiya Leggett

In this Q&A, Leggett reflects on her experience as a Black scientist in the field of natural resources. 

Black Excellence Associate Professor Louie Rivers, College of Natural Resources, Louie Rivers, feature

Feb 10, 2021

Black Excellence: Associate Professor Louie Rivers

Rivers teaches teaches adaptive management and governance and environmental justice and decision making. 

Lauren Pharr in woods - Black Excellence: Wildlife Biologist Lauren Pharr - NC State University College of Natural Resources Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

Feb 3, 2021

Black Excellence: Wildlife Biologist Lauren Pharr

Pharr, a master's student studying the effects of urban noise and light pollution on avian survival, discusses her experience as a Black scientist in the field of natural resources. 

Murry Burgess at beach - Black Excellence: Urban Ecologist Murry Burgess - NC State University College of Natural Resources Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

Feb 3, 2021

Black Excellence: Urban Ecologist Murry Burgess

Burgess is a Ph.D. student researching the effects of artificial light at night on bird's health. 

Five Questions with Environmental Specialist Deanna Sassorossi, College of Natural Resources, Deanna Sassorossi, feature

Feb 2, 2021

Five Questions with Environmental Specialist Deanna Sassorossi

Deanna Sassorossi is utilizing her broad knowledge of natural resources in her work as an environmental specialist for New England's largest energy provider. 

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. 

Dean Ellwood poses in woods with two students

Jan 22, 2021

New Plaque Honors Dean Eric Ellwood’s Contributions to the College

Ellwood served as dean of the college from 1971 until his retirement in 1989. 

Chase Conner feature

Jan 20, 2021

Five Questions with Chamber of Commerce Director Chase Conner

Environmental sciences graduate Chase Conner is fostering a sense of community in his home town. 

Wooden boats on Andros, the largest island in the Bahamas.

Jan 11, 2021

Bahamian Communities Face Natural Resource Challenges Amid Modernization

Interviews with fishermen and women on Andros, the largest island in the Bahamas, reveal changes to fishing practices as well as the island's culture and environment.