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Kids and Apples - Agritourism Experiences Increase Consumers & Pro-Environmental Behaviors - Parks Recreation and Tourism Management NC State

Jul 7, 2020

Agritourism Experiences Increase Consumers & Pro-Environmental Behaviors

Researchers in NC State’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management hope to create more support for agritourism experiences. 

Jun 23, 2020

5 Questions with Environmental Educator Theo Combos

We sat down with Theo Combos, a 2018 Parks, Recreation and Tourism alumnus, to talk about his experiences in environmental education. 

PRTM Research - From Yosemite to Antarctica, NC State Professor Examines Tourism Impacts in Protected Areas - Parks Recreation and Tourism Management NC State

Apr 7, 2020

From Yosemite to Antarctica, NC & State Professor Examines Tourism Impacts in Protected Areas

Parks and other protected areas are essential for biodiversity conservation. Dr. Yu-Fai Leung is working to safeguard these special places. 

Bruno at Farm Web - Alum Shows That Videos Can Promote Farm Tourism - Parks Recreation and Tourism Management NC State

Apr 7, 2020

Alum Shows That Videos Can Promote Farm Tourism

In the midst of North Carolina’s thriving farm-to-fork movement, a recent graduate alumnus developed a series of videos that focus on the farmers behind some of the state’s best known local chefs. Bruno Ferreira, who earned his Ph.D. last fall […] 

Walking Trail - Struggling with Social Distancing? Get Outside Experts Say - Parks Recreation and Tourism Management NC State

Mar 28, 2020

Struggling with Social Distancing? Get Outside, Experts Say

Outdoor activity is a safe, practical way to preserve your physical and mental health during a pandemic. 

Student and Instructor - Connecting Your World With Your Health - Parks Recreation and Tourism Management NC State

Mar 4, 2020

Connecting Your World With Your Health

The Center for Human Health and the Environment shares its expertise with communities across North Carolina. 

Andrew-Creech - 5 Questions with Resort Entertainment Coordinator Andrew Creech - Parks Recreation and Tourism Management NC State

Feb 21, 2020

5 Questions with Resort Entertainment Coordinator Andrew Creech

We sat down with Andrew Creech, a 2019 Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management alumnus, to talk about his time at NC State and career at Gaylord National Resort. 

Oct 10, 2019

Danielle Lawson and Jenna Hartley: Students as Environmental Communicators

Danielle Lawson, a Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management and Jenna Hartley, a Dr. Nancy Foster Scholar, who also studies in the Ph.D. PRTM… 

Oct 3, 2019

Environmental Education Lab Research Featured by Children and Nature Network

Research from NC State’s Environmental Education Lab was recently featured in the Children & Nature Network’s August edition of Research Digest. The research is the work of 2017 Master of Science Alumni… 

Sep 26, 2019

NRPA is Building Community Parks – NC State is Measuring their Long Term Success

NC State’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management is partnering with Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins University on a new research grant to measure the impact of the NRPA’s 2019 Parks Build…