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Jul 5, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Does Biomass Harvest Affect Wildlife?

Researchers counted mammals, reptiles and amphibians on clearcut loblolly plantation sites in Georgia and North Carolina to find out how removing woody debris affected wildlife.

Jul 1, 2016  |  HR and Finance

New Timber Contract Ensures Long-term Sustainability for Hofmann Forest

Hofmann Forest timber rights sold to ensure land sustainability, provide consistent annual income for College of Natural Resources.

Jun 27, 2016

Collaborative Research to Help Wildland Firefighters Survive

As firefighters in California unite to battle wildfires fueled by extreme heat, researchers from NC State's College of Textiles and College of Natural Resources have joined forces to look for ways to better protect them under the worst circumstances.

Jun 8, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Keeping Up With the Fast-Moving Science of Gene Drives

NC State's Jason Delborne, an expert in science and technology policy and public engagement, answers questions about the emerging science of gene drives. Delborne helped develop a National Academies report on gene drives and unveil it in Washington, D.C.

Jun 7, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Hiking, Hunting Have Minor Effects on Mammals in Protected Eastern Forests

Six-state study finds that recreation had less of an impact on wildlife distribution than factors such as forested habitat and housing density.

May 27, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

A Cougar’s Epic Journey East

A male cougar's 1,500-mile trek shows mountain lions can get to the East but they won't find company of their own kind.

May 18, 2016  |  The Abstract

A Postmortem on Sudden Oak Death

Geospatial computer modeling tracks not only disease transmission but also the human, financial and political realities of controlling an epidemic.

May 4, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

NC State Study Asks Kids to Choose Wildlife Conservation Priorities

Future wildlife decisions could be in good hands. Elementary students’ priorities for saving wildlife mirrored those of conservation biologists.

May 4, 2016

Call of the Wild

Private support at NC State has enabled Sam Freeze to turn his love for wildlife into a career as a conservationist and bat biologist.

May 4, 2016

Finding the Right Environment

Colin White, a College of Natural Resources Ambassador, has turned his rich internship experiences into a full-time position at Avoca Inc.