Who Can Name the Most North Carolina Wildlife?
NC State researchers in environmental education study how students learn about biodiversity and whether they have an interest in conservation biology – protecting wildlife species in the future.
Intensive Biomass Harvest Linked to Fire Ant Colonization, Declines in Some Invertebrates
Removing too much of the woody debris left on the ground after timber is cut can open the door for invasive fire ants and reduce invertebrate diversity, according to two new studies in North Carolina and Georgia.
NC State’s Tuesday Night Takeover on the Science Channel
Biologist Roland Kays uncovers the science behind unusual images for "What on Earth?" and "Strange Evidence."
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
A New Top Dog in North Carolina
Coyotes — newcomers to North Carolina — may fill the role wolves once did.
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.