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Raccoon walking in snow.

Jan 19, 2024

How Wildlife Survive in Winter

Wildlife have lived through extreme weather conditions for hundreds of thousands of years, evolving behavioral and physical adaptations to survive.

Olinguito in a tree - A Look Back at the Discovery of the Olinguito - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Dec 14, 2023

A Look Back at the Discovery of the Olinguito

The olinguito remains the only carnivore species to be discovered in the Americas in over four decades.

Close-up of black bear - NC State Researchers Create First Genetic Database of North Carolina Black Bears - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Nov 9, 2023

NC State Researchers Create First Genetic Database of North Carolina Black Bears

Through genotyping, the interdisciplinary team provides the ‘bear’ necessities for officials to identify animals involved in law enforcement investigations and help manage wild black bear populations.

Wild turkey close up - Podcast: Wild Turkeys - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Nov 7, 2023

Podcast: Wild Turkeys

In this episode of Audio Abstract, NC State wildlife biologist Chris Moorman talks turkey – wild turkey.

Prescribed fire in long-leaf pine forest - How Wildfires Impact Wildlife - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Sep 1, 2023

How Wildfires Impact Wildlife

Wildfires can not only wreak havoc on human communities, but they can also affect wildlife and their habitats.

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.

Hatched turkey eggs - Secrets of Wild Turkey Nesting Revealed - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jul 13, 2023

Secrets of Wild Turkey Nesting Revealed

An NC State wildlife expert discusses a new study looking into whether climate change will have an impact on the timing of turkey nesting in the southeastern United States.

A turkey hen and her babies - Timing of Turkey Nesting May Not Shift With Changing Climate - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jul 13, 2023

Timing of Turkey Nesting May Not Shift With Changing Climate

A new study led by NC State researchers finds eastern wild turkeys in the South are unlikely to make meaningful changes in the timing of when they begin nesting, even under climate change.

Snake sitting on the side of a hiking trail - Snake Season: 7 Facts That Will Keep You Safe - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jun 26, 2023

Snake Season: 7 Facts That Will Keep You Safe

NC State professor Ivana Mali shares expert advice on how people can keep themselves — and snakes — safe this summer.

Eastern cottontail - During 'Anthropause,' Animals Moved More Freely - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jun 13, 2023

During ‘Anthropause,’ Animals Moved More Freely

A new study suggests animals were able to move more freely during COVID-19 lockdowns.

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Raccoon walking in snow.

Jan 19, 2024

How Wildlife Survive in Winter

Wildlife have lived through extreme weather conditions for hundreds of thousands of years, evolving behavioral and physical adaptations to survive.

Olinguito in a tree - A Look Back at the Discovery of the Olinguito - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Dec 14, 2023

A Look Back at the Discovery of the Olinguito

The olinguito remains the only carnivore species to be discovered in the Americas in over four decades.

Close-up of black bear - NC State Researchers Create First Genetic Database of North Carolina Black Bears - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Nov 9, 2023

NC State Researchers Create First Genetic Database of North Carolina Black Bears

Through genotyping, the interdisciplinary team provides the ‘bear’ necessities for officials to identify animals involved in law enforcement investigations and help manage wild black bear populations.

Wild turkey close up - Podcast: Wild Turkeys - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Nov 7, 2023

Podcast: Wild Turkeys

In this episode of Audio Abstract, NC State wildlife biologist Chris Moorman talks turkey – wild turkey.

Prescribed fire in long-leaf pine forest - How Wildfires Impact Wildlife - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Sep 1, 2023

How Wildfires Impact Wildlife

Wildfires can not only wreak havoc on human communities, but they can also affect wildlife and their habitats.

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.

Hatched turkey eggs - Secrets of Wild Turkey Nesting Revealed - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jul 13, 2023

Secrets of Wild Turkey Nesting Revealed

An NC State wildlife expert discusses a new study looking into whether climate change will have an impact on the timing of turkey nesting in the southeastern United States.

A turkey hen and her babies - Timing of Turkey Nesting May Not Shift With Changing Climate - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jul 13, 2023

Timing of Turkey Nesting May Not Shift With Changing Climate

A new study led by NC State researchers finds eastern wild turkeys in the South are unlikely to make meaningful changes in the timing of when they begin nesting, even under climate change.

Snake sitting on the side of a hiking trail - Snake Season: 7 Facts That Will Keep You Safe - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jun 26, 2023

Snake Season: 7 Facts That Will Keep You Safe

NC State professor Ivana Mali shares expert advice on how people can keep themselves — and snakes — safe this summer.

Eastern cottontail - During 'Anthropause,' Animals Moved More Freely - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jun 13, 2023

During ‘Anthropause,’ Animals Moved More Freely

A new study suggests animals were able to move more freely during COVID-19 lockdowns.