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  • The College of Natural Resources at North Carolina State University
    served as dean of the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Vermont since 2009 and founded and directed the UVM lakefront ecosystem science laboratory Read the Press Release Read the 2011 2012 Pinetum CNR students have been busy this year enhancing their academics by participating in student organizations attending summer camp planning timbersport events winning golf tournaments learning networking skills at numerous CNR events and more See what s been going on and what life is like for CNR students today in the 77th Edition of the CNR Student Journal The Pinetum RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT Working with the Military We partner with military services and installations in the state and the nation on research and extension projects The projects contribute to sustaining the military s mission and to protecting national defense Our projects are diverse and unique ranging from land management to energy production to chemical warfare neutralization Learn More CNR Engaging Leaders Each fall 25 entering CNR students are selected to participate in this exciting program for incoming freshman off campus transfer and on campus transfer students The program emphasizes hands on learning real world applications and relationship building with faculty staff students and community leaders For information contact Tiffany McLean in Academic Affairs Interested in becoming an Engaging Leader Megan Cain NC State Energy Leader Megan Cain a recent Environmental Technology Management graduate and an NC State Energy Intern recently produced this video for the NC State Sustainability Office which shows how several units on campus are working together to promote a vision of sustainability on campus Watch Video Tradition Transformation North Carolina State University was founded in 1887 to fulfill the land grant university mission opening the doors of higher education to the citizens of North Carolina For 125 years NC state has

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  • News | College of Natural Resources
    Conclave in the spring Having just Read more Bright Outlook for Fall Foliage in NC Posted on October 12th 2012 1 15 pm North Carolina s fall foliage should put on a vivid show as it washes over the state this month With color already beginning to pop in the western mountains the foliage forecast is bright says Dr Robert Bardon forestry and environmental resources professor at North Carolina State University The biggest thing to worry about is wet Read more Students for Solar Shine on Campus and Strive to Brighten the Lives of Haitian Students Posted on September 27th 2012 6 22 pm Life without electricity that is what one group of NC State University students asks us to imagine Now envision students in a rural Haitian school for whom that existence is an everyday challenge But with the help of NC State s Students for Solar and One Million Lights solar lights will soon bring clean renewable lighting Read more Please also check out CNR News Central Get all the news from our blog Natural Resources News Read the college s bi monthly electronic newsletter CNR Photo Gallery See photos from events and classes CNR Calendar Know what s coming up so you don t miss out Older news can be found in our News Archive Additional Resources Upcoming Events View the Full Calendar Forestry and Environmental Resources Seminar with David T Cobb November 19th at 3 30 PM to 4 30 PM Project Learning Tree Early Childhood Workshop November 21st at 9 00 AM to 3 30 PM Tourism Research Circle Meeting November 21st at 9 00 AM to 10 00 AM Forest Biomaterials Graduate Seminar November 22nd at 4 00 PM to 5 05 PM Forestry and Environmental Resources Seminar with Julian Cacho November 26th at

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  • Calendar | College of Natural Resources
    29 Forestry and Environmental Resources Seminar Seminar TAPPI Info Session Kimberly Clark 30 Kimberly Clark Interviews Homecoming Community for Diversity Cultural Cook out 31 Howling Halloween It s Homecoming CNR Cookie Party The 2012 Frederick and Joan Barkalow Distinguished Conservationist Lecture Seminar 1 PRTM Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted Homecoming Pep Rally and Pack Howl More Analytical methods for multi environmental progeny test data and SNP genotypes in tree breeding Seminar Forest Biomaterials Graduate Seminar 2 Non native Invasive Forest Plants Workshop for Landowners Non native Invasive Forest Plants Workshop for Landowners The Changing Faces of CNR Classes Without Quizzes Homecoming Event CNR Homecoming Howl Ice Cream Social Homecoming Parade Music Festival 3 Homecoming Game Alumni Association Tailgate 4 5 Fall College Meeting No FER Seminar College of Natural Resources Fall Meeting Seminar 6 7 8 Forest Biomaterials Graduate Seminar Study Abroad Info Session The Greek Isles and Tour of Turkey 9 Human Dimensions Research Circle Monthly Meeting 10 11 12 Forestry and Environmental Resources Seminar Seminar 13 PRTM Alumni Friends Luncheon at NCRPA 14 FER Career Fair Diversity University Design Creating a Welcoming Campus Seminar 15 PRTM On Campus Transfer Informational Session Forest Biomaterials Graduate Seminar 16 PRTM Teaching

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  • CAFS
    to optimize genetic and cultural systems to produce high quality raw forest materials for new and existing products by conducting collaborative research that transcends species regions and disciplinary boundaries CAFS is a multi university center that works to solve problems through multi faceted approaches and questions on multiple scales including molecular cellular individual tree stand and ecosystem levels This effort relies on the participation of scientists with expertise in biological

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  • Volunteering | College of Natural Resources
    on the Mountains to Sea Trail CNR Volunteers was started in the summer of 2009 to provide volunteer activities for faculty staff and students in the College of Natural Resources with the goals of promoting teamwork contributing to our community and to provide opportunities for us to use our community service hours Activities are organized by employees if you have an idea let us know Upcoming Activities To sign up for any activity below please email sarah slover ncsu edu January 17 2012 trail maintenance on the Mountains to Sea Trail see link for a description of work last year Past Activities October 2011 prep for North American Association of Environmental Educators Annual Conference September 2011 Farm work at Interfaith Food Shuttle Farm August 2011 sorting donations at Salvation Army July 2011 help with Summer Beach Party at a Unihealth Raleigh Nursing Home June 2011 prepping cabins for staining for Umstead Coalition May 2011 help with setup for Piedmont Wildlife Festival April 2011 help with setup for the NCSU Friends of the Library book sale March 2011 prep for Reptile and Amphibian Day at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences February 2011 potato packing at the Food Bank January 2011 meal prep for Shephard s Table Soup Kitchen December 2010 trail maintenance on the Mountains to Sea trail November 2010 Inter faith Food Shuttle Farm mulching and planting winter crops October 2010 Red Cross Blood Donation event registration and serving refreshments September 2010 Prep for the Raleigh International Festival August 2010 Inventory of specimens for the NC Museum of Natural Science Volunteer crew preparing dinner at the Raleigh Rescue Mission June 2010 Dinner prep for Raleigh Rescue Mission May 2010 deconstruction for Habitat for Humanity April 2010 Help with reopening of the NC Museum of Art February 2010 Removal of

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  • Calendar | College of Natural Resources
    Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 25 26 Forestry and Environmental Resources Seminar Seminar 27 College Tree Trimming IPARC Brown Bag Seminar 28 29 Managing a loblolly pine stand with Miscanthus giganteus intercropping Exploring shade tolerance productivity and sustainability Seminar Challenges and opportunities for oral rabies vaccination and public health campaigns in urban environments Seminar Forest Biomaterials Graduate Seminar 30 1 2 3 PRTM On Campus Transfer Informational Session 4 FER

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  • membership
    Rigesa ArborGen LLC Milliken Forestry Company Inc Baskahegan Corporation Molpus Timberlands Management LLC Beasley Timber Management LLC Montana DNRC Black Bear Forest Inc Mondi Business Paper South Africa Boise Inc Mosaic Fertilizer Buckeye Technologies North Carolina Forest Service USDI Bureau of Land Management National Hardwood Lumber Association Carolina Soil Olympic Resource Management Cascade Timber Consulting Inc Oregon Department of Forestry CBD Technologies Ltd Payne s Flying Service CellFor Plum Creek Timber Company Claritas Port Blakely Tree Farms CMPC Forestry Potlatch Corporation Copener Prentiss and Carlisle Company Inc Deforsa Purdue Research Foundation Deltic Timber Company Purdue University Dougherty Dougherty Forestry Quinault Dept Natural Resources Dow AgroSciences LLC Rayonier Inc DuPont Agricultural Products Refofestadora de la Costa SA F W Forestry Services Inc Renewable Resources LLC Fazenda Campo Bom FCB Resource Management Service LLC Fibria RMK Timberland Fund Foley Timber and Land Inc Roseburg Forest Products Forest Capital Partners SAPPI Forest Investment Associates Seven Islands Land Company Forest Resource Consultants Inc Southeastern Community College Forestaciones Operativas de México FOMEX Steelcase Forestal Rio Biabo Stimson Lumber Company Forestry Land Resource Consultants Inc Superior Pine Products Company Gavilon Fertilizer LLC Suzano Global Forest Partners SweTree Technologies AB GMO Threshold Timber Corp Syngenta Green Diamond

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  • research areas
    affect stand dynamics following thinning and post thinning treatments Evaluation of the Potential Productivity of Loblolly Pine in Southeastern US using a Twin Plot Approach across Geological Climatic Gradients to provide enough information to determine the gap and address the main constraints to forest productivity across sites providing a clear dataset to validate G Ys and PB Models indicated for Loblolly Pine Integrating Wood Quality Predictions into Growth and Yield Models for Evaluating Advanced Genotypes and Silvicultural Responses for prediction tools that will be integrated with current and developing growth and yield models for estimating growth response and wood properties for southern pines grown under advanced regimes Understanding Site Specific Factors Affecting the Nutrient Demands and Response to Fertilizer by Douglas fir to measure general response to N fertilization and identify specific site characteristics that may predict productivity and response Modeling the Effects of Intensive Plantation Silviculture on Wood Density Stiffness Knots and Other Properties to determine the effect of thinning site quality and stand density on wood quality using non destructive testing resistance acoustic and near infrared NIR spectroscopy and to develop predictive models Remote Sensing for Measuring and Monitoring the Response of Plantations to Intensive Management for assessing the effectiveness of intensive plantation silviculture and management techniques at scales from individual tree level to stand and ecosystem levels Biomass growth and yield of intensively managed Coastal Douglas fir plantations for improved predictions of biomass carbon and energy productivity of trees in a stand and their carbon and energy balances Scaling Competitive Dynamics from the Individual to the Stand Using Clonal and Full Sib Family Block Trials will better prepare forest industry and forest landowners to select deploy and manage trees and stands in full sib and varietal systems Select endophytes for improvements of growth and disease resistance in

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