• MSU Shadows Collection

    MSU Shadows Collection logo

    Posted on September 14, 2016 2:25pm

    The MSU Shadows Collection and the Sustainable Wood Recovery Initiative has been featured throughout the media in August and September. Here is a collection of those stories…

  • MSU Forestry seeking undergraduate academic advisor

    Posted on September 12, 2016 8:17am

    The Department of Forestry at Michigan State University is seeking a fullā€time Academic Specialist to oversee undergraduate programs.


  • Undergraduate Advisor Lesley Schumacher is pursuing her doctorate

    Lesley Schumacher, Undergraduate Advisor

    Posted on September 6, 2016 1:13pm

    Undergraduate Advisor Lesley Schumacher is leaving MSU Forestry to pursue a PhD program in Nematology at the University of Florida. We wish her the best as she takes this next step!


  • Forest products industry adds $20 billion to Michigan economy annually

    Posted on August 29, 2016 1:31pm

    Two years ahead of schedule, Michigan’s forest products industry has achieved its goal of contributing $20 billion per year to the state’s economy, Gov. Rick Snyder announced today during a stop at the Besse Forest Products Group facility in Gladstone. The news comes out of a recent report by Larry Leefers, MSU Forestry associate professor emeritus. The report also shows the number of forest products industry jobs has increased 12 percent since 2012.


  • My summer of science (fiction): reflections from an undergraduate researcher

    A collage of of what I considered to be alien-like insects.

    Posted on August 23, 2016 11:53am

    Each summer Kellogg Biological Station Long-term Ecological Research supports students who participate in the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program, funded by the NSF. This is part of a larger undergraduate research program at KBS. Tori Niewohner is majoring in Environmental Science at Western Washington University. She wrote about her REU experience working with Kileigh Welshofer, a graduate student, and .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


  • Latest Edition of The Forests of Michigan book

    Book cover of The Forests of Michigan

    Posted on July 25, 2016 9:37am

    A revised edition of The Forests of Michigan by MSU Department of Forestry Professor Emeritus Donald Dickmann and Associate Professor Larry Leefers released summer 2016.


  • MSU researchers, DNR partner in one of the largest forest diversity studies in the nation

    From left, professor Mike Walters, doctoral student Catherine Henry and off-campus labor aide Evan Farinosi.

    Posted on July 19, 2016 10:14am

    College of Agriculture and Natural Resources researchers Mike Walters, Department of Forestry, and Gary Roloff, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, are teaming up to study ways to increase sustainability and diversity of Michigan’s valuable northern hardwood forests.

    The study is one of the largest in the country, with Walters and Roloff examining almost 150 30-acre forest stands on public and private land in the Upper and Lower peninsulas.


  • Don Dickmann: Awarded for Outstanding Contributions to Forestry

    From left: Provost June Pierce Youatt, Professor Emeritus Don Dickmann and President Lou Anna K. Simon

    Posted on June 28, 2016 10:17am

    Professor Emeritus Don Dickmann was recently recognized with the MSU Faculty Emeriti Association Award for Outstanding Contributions by an Individual. He has spent more than four decades serving MSU through his contributions to forestry research and education. He retired not just once, but twice from MSU Forestry (in 2004 and 2011 respectively). He has a legacy of achievements at the Department.


  • Department of Forestry Professor presents at Climate Action 2016 Summit

    Posted on May 3, 2016 8:46am

    MSU Department of Forestry Professor David Skole will present at the Climate Action 2016 Summit. Leaders from national, regional and local government; business and civil society will convene to demonstrate and highlight collaborations that can help create a more sustainable future. The Summit follows the April 22 Paris Agreement signing ceremony at the United Nations.

  • 2016 Student Awards and Honors

    Benjamin Schram, center left, is awarded the McDonough Scholarship.

    Posted on May 2, 2016 10:59am

    Congratulations to all our students who were recognized during the Department of Forestry 2016 Awards and Honors Ceremony on April 27, 2016.

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