sustainability

Feb 21, 2020

Tiny Tents on Campus are Bee Research at Work

College of Natural Resources student Kirsten Keleher collects insect data for a research project about ground-nesting insects and bees. She's working with Applied Ecology assistant professor Elsa Youngsteadt on the project.

Nov 12, 2019  |  Research

$10M Grant to NC State, USDA-ARS to Advance Cover Crops, Transform Agriculture

Chris Reberg-Horton, a professor in Crop and Soil Science, will co-lead a five-year, $10 million grant to improve the sustainability and profitability of agriculture by advancing the study and use of cover crops such as rye, clover and radishes.

Jan 14, 2019

Window Film Reduces Energy Use In Phytotron

Every square foot matters for energy savings – particularly in one of NC State’s most energy intensive research buildings.

Apr 15, 2016

Legendary professor and student farm win sustainability honors

Two of 2016's Green Brick Award winners for sustainability are from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences: Alumni Distinguished Professor of Crop Science Bob Patterson and the Agroecology Education Farm.

Jun 18, 2013

Lonnie Poole Golf Course receives Audubon International certification

North Carolina State University’s Lonnie Poole Golf Course has passed strict sustainability standards and become a certified Audubon International Signature Golf Sanctuary and member of the organization’s Signature Program.

Aug 6, 2012

The world of water

A symposium sponsored by the North Carolina Green Industry Council and featuring presentations by four CALS faculty members looks at 'The Future of Water in a Green World.'

Aug 6, 2012

Research symposium highlights evolution of life sciences

From evolution to the economy, the “Stewards of the Future: Research for Human Health and Global Sustainability” conference covered an array of topics and drew more than 400 participants representing science, industry and academia.

Mar 6, 2012

College names sustainability coordinator

Dr. Danesha Seth Carley, a 2006 doctoral graduate of the North Carolina State University departments of Crop Science and Plant Pathology, recently was named coordinator for sustainability programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. She is the first person to hold this new position.

Mar 5, 2012

Beyond the yuck factor

Why do Americans continue to flush their toilets with drinking water? It’s a question that an N.C. State University team of soil scientists contemplates every day as they work to show that small-scale wastewater reuse can be a way to ensure a safe and plentiful water supply in the face of projected nationwide water shortfalls.