Crucial conversations, crucial conservation
The college's "Stewards of the Future" conference, which drew nearly 500 participants to the McKimmon Center on Nov. 2, focused on water quality and quantity issues, with emphasis on North Carolina agriculture.
Stewards of the Future: Water Quality
JoAnn Burkholder, Robert Reed and Elle Allen of NC State University's Center for Applied Ecology discuss efforts to ensure safer drinking water for hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians.
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences research related to water spans the basic to the applied. Here, Dr. Flora Meilleur of the Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry discusses her fundamental research using crystallography to better understand the three-dimensional arrangement of atoms in enzymes and what that could mean for water conservation.
Grasslands cover a large area of the world's surface, and overgrazing can contribute to runoff. But with new technology, cattle farmers use fences to improve water management on their farms and water quality in nearby streams. Hear what College of Agriculture and Life Sciences animal scientist Dr. Matt Poore had to say on the topic at the college's recent Stewards of the Future: Water for a Growing World conference.
A safe, abundant water supply for all
The Nov. 2 Stewards Of The Future: Water for a Growing World conference will provide international, national and state level perspectives on issues of water quantity and quality.
Stewards of the Future registration open
Registration is open for “Stewards of the Future: Water for a Growing World,” a conference hosted by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences that will focus on issues of water quantity and quality.
SAVE THE DATE: ‘Stewards of the Future’ to focus on water
Stewards of the Future: Water for a Growing World, hosted by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, will provide international, national and state level perspectives on issues of water quantity and quality. Participants will explore how North Carolina and its global partners can provide leadership toward the goal of ensuring water resiliency for North Carolina and a growing world.