wildlife

Mar 29, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Kids’ Wildlife Preferences Differ from Island to Mainland

NC State research with children from the Bahamas and North Carolina helps us understand the next generation's priorities for wildlife conservation.

Oct 17, 2016

Citizen Scientists Needed to Find NC’s Candid Critters

North Carolina scientists are looking for volunteers to help with the largest-ever camera trap study of wildlife. Find out how you can get involved.

Oct 3, 2016  |  The Abstract

Study Sniffs Out Effects of Dogs, Humans on Wildlife

Exploring a protected forest like Umstead State Park in Raleigh with your dog sounds like a relaxing way to enjoy nature. But how much does your visit disturb wildlife?

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.

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 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.

Jan 21, 2016

Evolutionary Clock Ticks for Snowshoe Hares Facing Climate Change

NC State research shows a mismatch in coat colors is deadly for snowshoe hares. Will they be able to adapt in time?

Jun 30, 2015

Where the Wild Things Aren’t: Cats Avoid Places Coyotes Roam

An NC State animal tracking expert says the first large-scale study of 74 million U.S. domestic cats shows they hunt close to home.