natural resources

Oct 22, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Modern Conflict: Screen Time vs. Nature

Even rural kids today spend more time in front of screens and less time outdoors, according to a new study of middle-school students in South Carolina.

Sep 4, 2018  |  The Abstract

Building a Sound Map of Raleigh – for Science

Sound can affect everything from human health to the well-being of wildlife, but there is very little data on the levels and types of sound in U.S. cities.

Aug 2, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Ensuring Cleaner Air and Water

NC State researchers are partnering with communities, agencies and local residents on a wide range of projects to improve air and water quality.

Jun 5, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Study Finds Aromatic Herbs Lead to Better Parenting in Starlings

The presence of aromatic herbs in the nest leads to some improved parenting behaviors in European starlings.

Apr 19, 2018  |  The Abstract

Partnering With Hunters, Anglers For Citizen Science

A new citizen science project is enlisting the hunting and fishing communities to help scientists understand the basic biology of a host of fish, bird and mammal species.

Mar 30, 2017  |  The Abstract

Compete And Win Prizes By Capturing Wildlife (With Your Phone)

See who can capture the most photos of wildlife and plants across the Triangle as part of this year’s City Nature Challenge, which runs April 14-18.

Dec 5, 2016  |  Faculty and Staff

McKeand Nabs Top Service Award for Work With Pines

Steve McKeand, director of NC State’s Cooperative Tree Improvement Program, is honored with the Governor James E. Holshouser Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service. The program breeds loblolly and longleaf pines to better cope with disease, pests and a changing climate.

Nov 10, 2016  |  Events

Spend An Evening With John Muir

John Muir was a pioneering naturalist who was responsible for preserving millions of acres of wilderness in the American West. Join Muir-impersonator Lee Stetson from 7:30-9 p.m. Monday to learn more about his fascinating life.

Sep 2, 2016  |  The Abstract

NC Sea Grant/NC Space Grant Award First Joint Fellowships

NC State students Lindsey Smart and Seth Theuerkauf are recipients of the first graduate research fellowships offered jointly by North Carolina Sea Grant and North Carolina Space Grant.

Aug 1, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Study: Bioenergy Decisions Involve Wildlife Habitat and Land Use Trade-offs

New research finds that choosing how to meet bioenergy goals means making trade-offs about which wildlife species and ecosystems will be most impacted.

Jan 5, 2016  |  The Abstract

Start-Up Connects Micro-Entrepreneurs With Tourists

How an interdisciplinary team of researchers is helping small, locally owned businesses connect with tourists to create economic prosperity -- and amazing experiences.

May 19, 2015  |  The Abstract

Fisheries, Society and Sustainability: A Q&A With Stefano Longo

What happens when part of the ecosystem becomes a commodity? Stefano Longo explores this and other questions in his new book on fisheries and environmental sociology.

Mar 2, 2015  |  The Abstract

Tracking Bald Eagles in Coastal North Carolina

NC State researchers are part of a team that’s using state-of-the-art GPS transmitters to track bald eagles in coastal North Carolina.

Aug 12, 2014  |  Campus Life

Origami Honors Extinct Species

Join the College of Natural Resources at two events marking the extinction of the passenger pigeon 100 years ago.

Aug 8, 2014  |  Faculty and Staff

Gower to Head Forestry

Alumnus Tom Gower returns to NC State in October to head the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources.