Burning Desire: Rejuvenating A Rare Longleaf Pine Ecosystem
NC State scientists work to restore a rare longleaf pine stand for research, education and outreach. Among their first steps: setting fire to the site.
YOU DECIDE: What ails North Carolina’s economy?
The North Carolina economy is really two economies, urban and rural. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains why this urban/rural divide may be the greatest economic challenge the state faces.
Seymour: Preserve forests in the name of food security
Preserving international forests, providing food security and addressing issues of global climate change will require a coordinated effort, Frances Seymour told an audience at N.C. State University for the 2013 Borlaug Lecture.
Take steps now to minimize problems with storm-damaged shade trees, timber stands
If you have a storm-damaged shade tree or timber stand, there are steps you can take now to minimize problems. Hanging branches are particularly hazardous.
Golden LEAF provides support for Christmas tree, hemlock research
A $65,000 grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation will be used to find Fraser fir and eastern hemlock trees that are able to resist insects that can kill the trees.