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A Slash Creek Oyster

Aug 14, 2020

Researchers Strive to Boost NC’s Oyster Tourism Industry

Researchers in NC State University's Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management are working to launch the North Carolina Oyster Trail. 

Flooding in Venice.

Aug 10, 2020

Landmarks Facing Climate Threats Could ‘Transform,’ Expert Says

Researchers are asking whether iconic locations threatened by climate change should be allowed to transform. 

Silhouette of a child fishing.

Aug 5, 2020

To Bond with Nature, Kids Need Solitary Activities Outdoors

A new study found solitary activities like hunting, fishing or exploring outside are key to building strong bonds between children and nature. 

children holding apples during agritourism experience

Jul 7, 2020

Agritourism Experiences Increase Consumers’ Pro-Environmental Behaviors

Researchers in NC State's Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management hope to create more support for agritourism experiences. 

May 13, 2020

Survey: 50% of Parents Fear Their Kids Will Get Sick by Returning to Sports

Among all parents, 50% worry their child will get sick and 46% are concerned they will become ill. 

Bruno Ferreira

Apr 9, 2020

NC State Alum Shows That Videos Can Promote Farm Tourism

Bruno Ferreira, who earned his Ph.D. last fall in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, has developed a series of videos to raise awareness about the farmers behind some of the state’s most popular chefs. 

Dr. Yu-Fai Leung standing near a group of Gentoo penguins

Apr 7, 2020

From Yosemite to Antarctica, NC State Professor Examines Tourism Impacts in Protected Areas

Parks and other protected areas are essential for biodiversity conservation. Dr. Yu-Fai Leung is working to safeguard these special places. 

Trail with flowers and trees.

Mar 28, 2020

Struggling with Social Distancing? Get Outside, Experts Say

Outdoor activity is a safe, practical way to preserve your physical and mental health during a pandemic. 

instruction

Mar 9, 2020

Connecting Your World With Your Health

For researchers in the Center for Human Health and the Environment, science is a community effort.