headlines: Topic Areas Environment & Natural Resources

Professor works with Citizens to find “Wildlife in Your Back Yard”

Roland Kay, Zoologist and a faculty member in the College of Natural Resources at NC State University and the director of the Biodiversity and Earth Observation Lab at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, finds plenty of wildlife in the backyards of homes in Raleigh. “But in fact we found that some backyards had… Read More

Natural Resources Leadership Institute

The Natural Resources Leadership Institute (NRLI), is a multifaceted Institute providing 1) leadership development, 2) environmental decision-making and multiparty facilitation, 3) research, and 4) needs based training. Hundreds of natural resource professionals in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors have participated in the leadership development program, building leadership skills and knowledge in conflict resolution, multiparty… Read More

Local Engagement

This is a partial listing of CSLEPS’ partners and a brief description about each organization. These groups perform service to the local community, get involved, and help other students made a difference through their active participation.

Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE)

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) conducts innovative research, education, and technology transfer activities that seek to mitigate the impacts of surface transportation on the environment. Established in 1991 under the US Department of Transportation’s University Transportation Centers Program, CTE is administered by ITRE and funded in part… Read More

ITRE Highway Systems Group

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Highway Systems Group assists public and private sector transportation agencies in conducting research and providing solutions for surface infrastructure and air quality issues. The Group’s research and development projects address various needs in transportation maintenance, construction, and system administration. Group staff engage in many national research projects for… Read More

ITRE Travel Behavior Modeling Group

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Travel Behavior Modeling Group conducts research in travel behavior and modeling on a variety of topics including land use models and the effects of alternative development strategies on emissions. The Group also manages the Triangle Regional Model Service Bureau which provides technical assistance for running the Triangle Regional… Read More

Hazardous Materials & Hazardous Waste Management

NC State Industry Expansion Solutions offers multiple training classes and on-site assistance programs in: – Hazardous Waste Management as regulated by EPA under 40 CFR 260-279 – Hazardous Material Management as regulated under DOT (49 CFR) – Hazardous Chemicals as regulated under 29 CFR by OSHA, including Hazard Communication, Industrial Hygiene, and other related topics… Read More

Kenan Fellows Program for Curriculum and Leadership Development

Outstanding K-12 public school teachers selected as Kenan Fellows engage in a year-long STEM fellowship that provides rigorous professional development opportunities for accomplished teacher leaders in North Carolina. The program empowers Fellows to make instruction relevant for students and to lead change in their profession. Key components of the fellowships are a 5-week summer research… Read More

Forestry and Environmental Outreach Program ( NCSU-FEOP )

NCSU-FEOP, within the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University’s College of Natural Resources, serves as a critical outreach component by providing science-based knowledge and applied research from the College of Natural Resources and NC Cooperative Extension Forestry. We strive to deliver timely, relevant, and unbiased information to natural resource professionals, landowners,… Read More

Center for Marine Sciences and Technology

The principal mission of the Center for Marine Sciences and Technology (CMAST) is to discover innovative solutions to questions and problems in marine systems and provide effective communication of these discoveries. CMAST provides a focal point for citizen contact with NC State University’s marine science and extension faculty by promoting multidisciplinary studies among research scientists,… Read More

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