Partners and Sponsors

The College of Natural Resources has partners and sponsors from across campus, the state, the nation and the globe. Our increasing emphasis on collaborative, interdisciplinary research to address grand challenges means we’re interested in solving real-world problems with you. In recent years, we've partnered with and received funding from a number of organizations worldwide.

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Forestry and Environmental Resources

Federal Government

  • Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units – National Network and Piedmont-South Atlantic Coast
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)
  • U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC)
  • U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
  • U.S. Department of Interior (DOI)
  • U.S. Bureau of Land Management
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
  • U.S. National Park Service
  • U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

International

  • Instituto Nacional de Investigación Agropecuaria – Uruguay (INIA)
  • Swedish Environmental Protection Agency

North Carolina Government

  • NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
  • NC Wildlife Resources Commission

Higher Education Institutional

  • Duke University
  • Michigan State University
  • Mississippi State University
  • Montana State University
  • Ohio State University
  • Purdue University
  • Salisbury University in Maryland
  • East Carolina University
  • Fayetteville State University
  • Texas A&M University, AgriLife Extension Service
  • UNC Chapel Hill
  • UNC Charlotte
  • North Carolina Data Science and Analytics Initiative (NCDSA)
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Florida
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Tennessee

Industry and Trade Association

  • American Forest and Paper Association
  • American Forest Management
  • ArborGen, Inc.
  • BTG Pactual Asset Management US, LLC (Formerly Regions Timberland Group)
  • Drax Biomass Inc.
  • Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC (Duke Power)
  • Duke Energy Foundation
  • Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.
  • Enviva Holdngs, LP
  • Fibria Celulose S.A. (formerly Votorantim Celulose e Papel)
  • Forest Economic Advisors (FEA)
  • Forest2Market, Inc.
  • Forestland Group, LLC
  • Forisk Consulting
  • Georgia Pacific
  • Hancock Timber Resource Group
  • Huber Engineered Woods
  • International Paper Company
  • Investigaciones Forestales Bioforest S.A.
  • KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation
  • Lason and McGowin, Inc.
  • Lupold Consulting, Inc.
  • MeadWestvaco Corp.
  • National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, Inc.
  • North Carolina Christmas Tree Association
  • NC Sustainable Forestry Initiative State Implementation Committee (NC SFI-SIC)
  • NC Sweet Potato Commission
  • Plum Creek Timber Company
  • Potlatch Forest Holding Inc. (formerly Potlatch Corporation)
  • Rayonier
  • Resolute Forest Products
  • Resource Management Service (RMS), LLC
  • RockTenn CP, LLC
  • Southern Company Services, INc.
  • Timberland Investment Resources, LLC

Nonprofit Organization

  • American Chestnut Foundation
  • Biofuels Center of North Carolina
  • Center for International Forestry Research
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • Giraffe Conservation Foundation
  • Institute of International Education, Inc. (IIE)
  • Morris Animal Foundation
  • National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO)
  • North Carolina Foundation for Soil and Water Conservation, Inc.
  • Southern Group of State Foresters
  • United State-India Educational Foundation (USIEF)
  • World Wildlife Fund
  • The Conservation Foundation
  • The Nature Conservancy

 

Forest Biomaterials

Federal Government

  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • Agriculture Research Service
  • National Institute of Food and Agriculture
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)
  • U.S. Army Research Office
  • U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

International

  • Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER)
  • Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT)

North Carolina Government

  • NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
  • NC Forest Service

Higher Education Institutional

  • Georgia Southern University
  • University of Tennessee Southeastern Sun Grant Center
  • University of Florida
  • University of Maine
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)

Industry and Trade Association

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  • American Process, Inc.
  • Andritz Inc.
  • Attends Healthcare Products, Inc.
  • Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC
  • Bio Oil AS
  • Chemical and Pulping Ltd.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Qingdao Institute of BioEnergy and Bioprocess Technology
  • Chung Hwa Pulp Corp.
  • DAESANG Corporation
  • Danisco USA, Inc.
  • Domtar Paper Company, LLC
  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • ExonMobil Research and Engineering Company
  • Georgia-Pacific
  • Halliburton Energy Services
  • International Paper Co.
  • ISORCA, Inc.
  • Kimberly Clark Corporation
  • Moorim Paper Co. Ltd./Moorim P&P
  • National Bamboo
  • Nomaco
  • Novozymes
  • Photon Fuel LLC
  • Proctor and Gamble Co.
  • R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
  • Shandong Tralin Paper Co., Ltd.
  • Smith Bucklin and Associates, LLC
  • Super Thin Saws
  • Tethis, Inc.
  • Tyton BioEnergy Systems
  • Zenalux Biomedical, Inc.

Nonprofit Organizations

  • Biofuels Center of North Carolina
  • Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network (BEN)
  • Consortium for Research on Renewable Industrial Materials (CORRIM)
  • Golden LEAF Foundation
  • MRIGLobal Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC
  • NC Biotechnology Center
  • Souther Research (formerly Southern Research Institute)
  • Sustainable Health Enterprises
  • U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Inc.
  • BioResources is an internationally recognized open access journal founded by NC State Forest Biomaterials faculty members that examines the emerging field of biomaterials and their potential uses.

 

Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management

Federal Government

  • Commission for Environmental Cooperation
  • Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units – National Network, Piedmont-South Atlantic Coast
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC)
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
  • U.S. Public Health Service
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • U.S. Department of Interior (DOI)
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • U.S. Geological Survey
  • U.S. National Park Service
  • U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

International

  • European Commission – Seventh Framework Programme

North Carolina Government

  • NC Department of Health and Human Services
  • NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (formerly NC Department of Environmental and Natural Resources (DENR))
  • NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission
  • NC Wildlife Resources Commission
  • NC Division of Tourism, Film and Sport Development

Higher Education Institutional

  • Brigham Young University
  • Colorado State University
  • Purdue University
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of California – San Diego
  • University of Colorado – Boulder
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of South Carolina
  • Utah State University
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
  • Washington University – St. Louis

Industry and Trade Association

  • Conservation Legacy
  • IMPLAN Group, LLC
  • NIRSA
  • North American Society of Sport Management (NASSM)
  • Oglebay Schools

Nonprofit Organization

  • American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD)
  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation
  • Danville Regional Foundation
  • Golden LEAF Foundation
  • GP RED
  • International Olympic Committee
  • International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
  • National Recreation and Park Association
  • Piedmont Triad Regional Council
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Sigma Delta Epsilon-Graduate Women in Science, Inc.
  • Southwest Conservation Corps.
  • NC Bed and Breakfast and Inns Association
  • NC Wine and Grape Council

 

Center for Geospatial Analytics

Federal Government

  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS)
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • U.S. Department of Interior (DOI)
  • U.S. National Parks Service
  • U.S. Water Research Institute

 

Contact Us

We want to hear from you. Our department heads and associate deans can readily assist with locating and fostering partnerships, collaborations and information transfer within units at NC State and with external organizations.

Get in touch with the College Research Administration Office for assistance.