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House wren - For Two Backyard Bird Species, More Light Pollution Is Linked to Lower Survival - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Aug 17, 2023

For Two Backyard Bird Species, More Light Pollution Is Linked to Lower Survival

New findings led by NC State researchers could be important to whether backyard birds will thrive as urbanization expands. 

Haley poses as she works with wood blocks - Haley Jenkins Analyzes Sustainable Wood Products - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Aug 16, 2023

Haley Jenkins Analyzes Sustainable Wood Products

This summer, Jenkins interned as an undergraduate research assistant with the wood science and engineering program at Oregon State University. 

Jenna works at computer - Jenna Abrahamson Develops Remote Sensing Methods to Predict Flooding - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Aug 2, 2023

Jenna Abrahamson Develops Remote Sensing Methods to Predict Flooding

This summer, Abrahamson worked at Pacific Northwest National Lab as a Ph.D. intern on its terrestrial and aquatic integration team. 

NC State Kyla Marze holding a pair of binoculars to her eyes - Cincinnati Zoo Intern Kyla Marze Combats Non-native Invasive Plants - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Jul 27, 2023

Kyla Marze Combats Invasive Plant Species

This summer, Marze served as a non-native invasive plant species intern at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden in Ohio. 

A stand of dead trees and stumps along the coast of North Carolina - Natural Resources Students Raise Awareness of Ghost Forests - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jul 25, 2023

Natural Resources Students Raise Awareness of Ghost Forests

A project led by NC State students is helping to educate the state‚Äôs coastal communities about the significance of ghost forests. 

John poses in front of sign - John Mark Polk Educates Kids About Alaska's Habitats - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jul 4, 2023

John Mark Polk Educates Kids About Alaska’s Habitats

This summer, Polk served as an environmental education intern with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. 

NC State student Gillian Abrams sitting in a chair - Environmental Science Student Presents on the Importance of Pet Waste Collection at EarthFest - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

May 25, 2023

Environmental Sciences Student Presents on the Importance of Pet Waste Collection at EarthFest

Gillian Abrams recently presented an infographic highlighting the importance of collecting pet waste at the 2023 Apex EarthFest. 

Wide-angle view of Old Trafford stadium in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England.

Jan 17, 2023

How To Study Sport Programs and Facilities in the United Kingdom

NC State students will engage with sport industry professionals and scholars to gain an international perspective on sport programs and sustainable facility management. 

Talley Student Union from a distance - These NC State Students Are Improving On-Campus Sustainability - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Nov 28, 2022

These NC State Students Are Improving On-Campus Sustainability

Six students from the College of Natural Resources have been selected as members of the 2022-23 cohort for the NC State Sustainability Office's Campus as a Classroom internship program. 

Ivy Cage sits in fishing boat - Ivy Cage '26 Recognized for Oyster Reef Restoration Efforts - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Nov 23, 2022

Ivy Cage ’26 Recognized for Oyster Reef Restoration Efforts

NC State student Ivy Cage was recently named the winner of the 2022 Pelican Award for Outstanding Youth Volunteer Commitment from the North Carolina Coastal Federation.