We train students to become world-class scientists and leaders, investigating grand environmental challenges. Our globally-recognized faculty conduct interdisciplinary work that engages students and the general public alike and apply their knowledge to the surrounding world. With a unique ecological depth and breadth, we cover everything from fish management and biogeography to pollinators and aquaculture.
We answer the tough questions concerning natural resource conservation and management.
Our faculty have stellar reputations as leaders in communication science and public science.
Committed to Our Environment and Our World
As scientists and teachers dedicated to interdisciplinary research, instruction and service, we’ve developed several programs and centers that help us advance our knowledge of ecological systems and the environment throughout North Carolina and the world, including:
- The NC Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Program
- The Center for Applied Aquatic Ecology
- North Carolina Agromedicine Institute
- The Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center