Hurricane Flooding Affects Lumbee River Basin

December 6, 2018 | Dave Shaw

Because flooding from Hurricane Matthew was so much larger than anything the Lumbee River had experienced in the observational record, the flood had unknown implications for the river’s nitrogen cycle.

Young Minds Enjoy New Green Infrastructure

December 3, 2018 | Danielle Costantini

The benefits to teachers’ and students’ well-being and development, in addition to the reduced pollutant and flooding impacts on the ecosystem and downstream communities, can outweigh modest costs to maintain green infrastructure.

Meet the Environmental Educator of the Year

November 12, 2018 | Marisa Incremona

NCSU’s Jenna Hartley has received the Governor’s Conservation Achievement Award for Environmental Educator of the Year.

Living Shorelines Can Enhance Saltmarsh Resilience to Hurricanes

November 8, 2018 | Dave Shaw

As coastal North Carolina ecosystems rebound from Florence and Michael, new research shows that “living shorelines” helped to make saltmarshes more resilient to Hurricane Matthew.

Drones Deliver Data on Oyster Reef Health

September 25, 2018 | Julie Leibach

Using aerial imagery from unoccupied aircraft systems, researchers can efficiently assess the condition of oyster reefs.