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Wolf Statue - Meet Four of NC State's Doris Duke Scholars - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Sep 24, 2021

Meet Four of NC State’s Doris Duke Scholars

Four NC State graduates reflect on their experiences in the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program. 

Program Aims to Increase Diversity of Conservation Leaders, College of Natural Resources, copper wolves, Pack Pix, feature

Sep 23, 2021

Doris Duke Scholars Program Aims to Promote Diversity in Conservation Science

NC State students gain valuable experience in conservation through the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program. 

Black bears captured on camera in North Carolina -

Sep 16, 2021

Q&A: When Do Black Bears Have Cubs?

Young female bears living in Asheville, North Carolina, had their first litter of cubs earlier than expected. 

Black bears in Asheville - Young Female Black Bears in Asheville, North Carolina, Are Big, Have Cubs Early - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Sep 16, 2021

Young Female Black Bears in Asheville, North Carolina, Are Big, Have Cubs Early

A new study found urban female black bears in Asheville were larger and had cubs earlier than rural bears. 

Professors with Wildlife - 2 Professors Named Fellow of The Wildlife Society - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Sep 13, 2021

2 Professors Named Fellows of The Wildlife Society

Professors Chris DePerno and Chris Moorman are among 10 newly selected fellows, chosen for their dedication and service to the wildlife profession. 

Long-tailed weasel - Study Tracks Decline of Weasels, the Smallest Carnivore, in North America - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Aug 5, 2021

Study Tracks Decline of Weasels, the Smallest Carnivore, in North America

Three species of weasels are likely in decline in North America, a study co-authored by an NC State scientist found. 

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. 

Wildlife management can play a role in the spread of zoonotic disease..

Jun 17, 2021

Study Offers Insights for Communicating About Wildlife, Zoonotic Disease Amid COVID-19

“If we want to prevent and mitigate the next giant zoonotic disease, we need people to recognize these diseases can emerge from their interactions with wildlife,” said study co-author and NC State professor Nils Peterson. 

A Key deer photo approaches a camera trap in the Florida Keys.

Apr 21, 2021

Endangered Key Deer Fawns Vulnerable to Heat Stress as Sea Level Rises, Study Finds

Sea level rise could destroy low-elevation habitats that provide shade for the deer during summer. 

NC State Student Ben Zino is Promoting Wildlife Conservation, One Video at a Time, College of Natural Resources, Ben Zino, feature - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Apr 13, 2021

Ben Zino is Promoting Wildlife Conservation One Video at a Time

With over 23,000 subscribers, Ben Zino's YouTube channel is inspiring others to support wildlife conservation.