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Author: Andrew Moore

NC State student Micaela Nardino poses for a photo in front of the Twiddy and Company headquarters in Corolla, North Carolina.

Aug 5, 2022

Twiddy Intern Micaela Nardino is Promoting Outer Banks Tourism

This article is part of the Not Your Average Summer series highlighting the internship experiences of both undergraduate and graduate students from the NC State College of Natural Resources. Micaela Nardino is a rising senior studying sustainable tourism and environmental sciences in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management. This summer, Nardino is interning with… 

The NC State football team takes to the field against Clemson in 2021. Photo by Marc Hall

Jun 27, 2022

Expert: College Athletics Offer Platform for Promoting Sustainable Behavior

Higher education institutions can use their athletic programs to promote sustainable behavior among fans, according to NC State expert Jonathan Casper. 

Scratchboard illustration of increasing airline prices

Jun 9, 2022

How Inflation is Impacting North Carolina’s Tourism Industry

With only half of Americans comfortable with air travel due to the pandemic, North Carolina has an opportunity to capitalize on the heightened travel demand. 

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. 

Gazprom Arena in St. Petersburg, Russia - Putin's Invasion of Ukraine Will Impact Russian Sports For Decades - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Mar 15, 2022

Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine Will Impact Russian Sports For Decades

Russian sports teams will face a decline in fan support, ticket sales, and access to international talent. 

Charles Young portrait - The Hidden Figures of America's National Parks - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Feb 28, 2022

The Hidden Figures of America’s National Parks

Throughout history, Black conservationists and naturalists have made significant but often-overlooked contributions to national parks — from Sequoia National Park in California to Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky. 

Muir Woods - Historic Discrimination to Blame for Diversity Gap in US Parks, Expert Says - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Feb 21, 2022

Historic Discrimination to Blame for Diversity Gap in US Parks, Expert Says

Many parks were defined, conceptualized and managed by powerful white elites who were racists and eugenicists. 

A person snowboarding on a mountainside - Beijing Winter Olympics a Cautionary Climate Tale, Expert Says - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Feb 10, 2022

Beijing Winter Olympics a Cautionary Climate Tale, Expert Says

The ideal conditions for winter sports are becoming increasingly scarce as climate change progresses. 

Jan 10, 2022

Meet the Faculty: Department Head and Professor Rasul Mowatt

Mowatt was recently named head of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at NC State. His appointment began on December 1, 2020. 

The coast of North Carolina's Corolla Beach in the Outer Banks - Changing Tides: Remaining Tourism in the Outer Banks - Parks Recreation and Tourism Management as NC State University

Oct 27, 2021

Changing Tides: Reimagining Tourism in the Outer Banks

As a tourism boom threatens the region’s economic, social and environmental resources, one NC State researcher is working with communities to identify solutions.