NC State researchers play a role in the BBC's new Nature series
Learn more about Nick Haddad's efforts to connect science to conservation
the Abaco Scientist blog
The Abaco Scientist is a research-based blog led by Craig Layman's lab. It features natural history, cutting edge findings, and several great web resources for the Bahamas.
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NC State Applied Ecology
The Department of Applied Ecology integrates aspects of the broader fields of biology, ecology, genetics, toxicology, conservation and living resource management into a focused unit that employs novel approaches to confront local problems and global challenges. Our faculty engage in highly collaborative research, education, and extension efforts that offer direct, practical solutions to current challenges in environmental and human well-being. Learn more
Jennifer Archambault, award recipient of the 2016 W. Don Baker Memorial Best Professional Presentation, receiving her award from Dr. Mike Gangloff (Appalachian State University), the NC AFS Chapter President. [...]
Congratulations to our recent 2015 graduates who earned a minor in the Applied Ecology program!
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Applied Ecology Research
The Department of Applied Ecology has a strong and diverse research portfolio. Faculty research programs work at the interface between basic and applied life sciences. Topics of interest vary widely as do the levels of analysis, ranging from the study of single species to populations, and entire ecosystems. We share a passion for understanding the living world and applying ecological principles to solving societal challenges.