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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. 

A Neuse River Waterdog salamander resting on rocks at the bottom of a stream - Saving the Neuse River Waterdog - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Apr 1, 2021

Saving the Neuse River Waterdog

Graduate student Eric Teitsworth is on a mission to save North Carolina's rarest salamander species before it's too late. 

A citizen science study helped researchers capture wildlife images - Citizen Science Study Captures 2.2M Wildlife Images in North Carolina - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Mar 4, 2021

Citizen Science Study Captures 2.2M Wildlife Images in North Carolina

The photos will be used for multiple research projects to answer questions about wildlife abundance, reproduction and other questions. 

White-tailed deer - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Feb 24, 2021

The Role of Hunting in Wildlife Conservation, Explained

In addition to providing funding for state agencies that help conserve habitat, hunters also play an active role in wildlife management activities. 

Lauren Pharr in woods - Black Excellence: Wildlife Biologist Lauren Pharr - NC State University College of Natural Resources Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

Feb 3, 2021

Black Excellence: Wildlife Biologist Lauren Pharr

Pharr, a master's student studying the effects of urban noise and light pollution on avian survival, discusses her experience as a Black scientist in the field of natural resources. 

Murry Burgess at beach - Black Excellence: Urban Ecologist Murry Burgess - NC State University College of Natural Resources Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

Feb 3, 2021

Black Excellence: Urban Ecologist Murry Burgess

Burgess is a Ph.D. student researching the effects of artificial light at night on bird's health. 

Hunter with a shotgun

Jan 27, 2021

Decline in Hunting Threatens Conservation Funding

Fewer Americans are taking up hunting every year, a trend that has wildlife agencies across the country looking for new ways to fund conservation. 

Wooden boats on Andros, the largest island in the Bahamas - Bahamian Communities Face Natural Resource Challenges Amid Modernization - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jan 11, 2021

Bahamian Communities Face Natural Resource Challenges Amid Modernization

Interviews with fishermen and women on Andros, the largest island in the Bahamas, reveal changes to fishing practices as well as the island's culture and environment. 

5 Things You Didn't Know About Venus Flytraps, College of Natural Resources, Venus flytrap, courtesy SciTechDaily, feature

Jan 6, 2021

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Venus Flytraps

NC State professor Steph Jeffries breaks down everything you need to know about the carnivorous plants.