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Tag: Parks Recreation and Tourism Management

Taylor Richardson - Five Questions with National Park Service Guide Taylor Richardson - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Sep 15, 2021

Five Questions with National Park Service Guide Taylor Richardson

Taylor Richardson '19 talks about her time at the College of Natural Resources and how it prepared her to work as a park guide for the National Mall and Memorial Parks. 

A Summer of Learning, College of Natural Resources, FWCB Summer Camp Pitcher Plants, feature

Aug 27, 2021

A Summer of Learning

College of Natural Resources students build on classroom knowledge through internships, summer camps and more. 

Woman and child walking in a park - 4 Low-Cost Ways To Create Safe Public Spaces Where All Kids Can Play - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Aug 6, 2021

4 Low-Cost Ways To Create Safe Public Spaces Where All Kids Can Play

NC State associate professor Aaron Hipp and other experts describe four ways for communities to create opportunities for more play for children. 

Five Questions with Parks and Recreation Director Cory Tobin, College of Natural Resources, Cory Tobin, feature

Aug 4, 2021

Five Questions with Parks and Recreation Director Cory Tobin

Tobin, who graduated with an online Master of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management degree in 2016, is managing a team that maintains an 84-acre park system with 17 different facilities. 

Adult Male Florida Panther in Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge

Aug 2, 2021

This Is How College Students Think We Could Pay for Wildlife Conservation in the U.S.

States would support new ways of paying for wildlife conservation, including drawing on revenue from natural resource extraction companies and using state-level sources like lottery funds or sales taxes. 

Plane Shadow in Ocean - Ask an Expert: What is Sustainable Tourism? - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jul 30, 2021

Ask an Expert: What is Sustainable Tourism?

NC State expert Whitney Knollenberg defines sustainable tourism development and explains how it can benefit destinations and surrounding communities. 

Aerial image of the Outer Banks - New Partnership Aims to Ensure a Sustainable Future for the Outer Banks of North Carolina - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jul 30, 2021

New Partnership Aims to Ensure a Sustainable Future for the Outer Banks of North Carolina

As businesses in the Outer Banks struggle to keep up with a tourism boom, a new research initiative is underway to identify solutions. 

Kelvin Borges stands in front of International Paper sign

Jul 29, 2021

Not Your Average Summer

This summer, students from the NC State College of Natural Resources are participating in internships, co-ops and volunteer programs across the country — from Raleigh to Wyoming. 

victoria hikes at Yellowstone - Not Your Average Summer: Creating Sustainable Outdoor Experiences - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jul 28, 2021

Not Your Average Summer: Creating Sustainable Outdoor Experiences

Victoria Fuda, a senior majoring in parks, recreation and tourism management, discusses her hospitality internship at the country's first national park. 

Professor Carla Barbieri is Supporting Small Farms through Agritourism, College of Natural Resources, Carla Barbieri at The Vollmer Farm in NC, feature

Jul 16, 2021

Professor Carla Barbieri is Supporting Small Farms through Agritourism

Barbieri is a professor of parks, recreation and tourism management and head of the Agritourism and Societal Well-being Lab.