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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Origami Honors Extinct Species
Join the College of Natural Resources at two events marking the extinction of the passenger pigeon 100 years ago.
Gower to Head Forestry
Alumnus Tom Gower returns to NC State in October to head the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources.