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Voter map of the 2020 election - COVID-19 Deepened the Political Divide on Conservation, Study Finds - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

May 17, 2022

COVID-19 Deepened the Political Divide on Conservation, Study Finds

American voters are growing further apart in their attitudes and opinions surrounding conservation, thanks in part to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Penguins in Antarctica - Some See Antarctica as ‘Last Chance’ Destination; for Others, It’s a Backdrop - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Apr 15, 2022

Some See Antarctica as ‘Last Chance’ Destination; for Others, It’s a Backdrop

Travel to nature-based destinations to socialize is a growing trend in tourism, and it was a significant pre-pandemic motivator for travel to Antarctica. 

Penguins in Antarctica - Some See Antarctica as ‘Last Chance’ Destination; for Others, It’s a Backdrop - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Apr 14, 2022

The COVID-19 Pandemic Impacted Research and Tourism, Even in Antarctica

NC State researcher Yu-Fai Leung discusses the pandemic's impact on his work studying how tourists can impact penguins in Antarctica. 

NC State student LP Mancini holds a caecilian in the Amazon rainforest - What It's Like to Study Tropical Wildlife in South America - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Mar 30, 2022

What It’s Like to Study Tropical Wildlife in South America

NC State students LP Mancini and Martina Nordstrand reflect on their recent study abroad trip in Ecuador as part of the FW405/595: Tropical Wildlife Ecology course. 

Gray fox - Tree Cover Helps Gray Foxes Coexist With Coyotes in the Country - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Mar 23, 2022

Tree Cover Helps Gray Foxes Coexist With Coyotes in the Country

Preserving tree cover may be essential in helping the gray fox survive with coyotes in rural areas, according to a new study from NC State researchers. 

Burned northern bobwhite quail nest - Does Prescribed Fire Threaten Quail Nests? - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Mar 9, 2022

Does Prescribed Fire Threaten Quail Nests?

In a three-year study at Fort Bragg, NC State researchers examined the relationships between the timing of prescribed fires, the risk of nest destruction and the predictors of nest site selection in the presence of prescribed fires. 

Tiger - Transforming Data into Conservation - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Jan 25, 2022

Transforming Data into Conservation

NC State's Roland Kays is helping address big data problems in wildlife conservation. 

NC State Graduate Student Matt Snider - NC State Student Supports Wildlife Conservation in Africa - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Jan 24, 2022

NC State Student Supports Wildlife Conservation in Africa

Matt Snider, a doctoral student, is conducting camera trap studies at Kasanka National Park in Zambia to better understand the effects of habitat loss and to combat poaching. 

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. 

Map - Wildlife Scientists Are Solving Big Data Problems to Track Animals Around the Globe - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

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.