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Quiz: Which North Carolina snake are you?, College of Natural Resources, rat snake, courtesy Ben Zino, Feature

Jan 7, 2022

Quiz: Which North Carolina Snake Are You?

North Carolina has 38 snake species. Find out which one you are. 

Animal movement data from Movebank

Dec 20, 2021

Wildlife Scientists Are Solving Big Data Problems to Track Animals Around the Globe

In a new study, NC State expert Roland Kays and others describe technology they’ve developed to analyze, visualize and store data. 

wildfire, coniferous trees

Nov 22, 2021

Ask an Expert: Why is Prescribed Fire Important?

NC State extension associate Jennifer Fawcett discusses the many benefits of prescribed fire. 

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

Two 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. 

Red deer stag walking on a hill.

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.