Posted on November 29, 2016 11:56am
Fraser fir, Scotch Pine, Blue Spruce and White Spruce are just a few of the tree varieties grown in Michigan and shipped across the Midwest, Texas and Florida each holiday season says MSU Christmas tree expert, Dr. Bert Cregg. “And harvests start as early as late October.”
Posted on November 29, 2016 8:02am
Did participation in a student club enhance your MSU experience? This year’s #GivingTUEsday campaign in the college is to raise $5,000 to support Student Club Grants through the CANR Alumni Association.
This fund provides support for scholarships, student club activities and alumni programming in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR). The fund also underwrites the CANR Alumni Association’s Student Club Grant Program.
Posted on November 23, 2016 3:35pm
In discussions around climate change and natural resources, one widely mentioned oversimplification is that “cutting trees is bad for the environment.” While true that global forest loss has environmental implications, sustainably managed working forests can provide impressive climate benefits in both carbon sequestration and long-term carbon storage.
Posted on November 18, 2016 10:02am
The world feels the impact of the infamous El Niño as a mass of warm water in the equatorial Pacific Ocean dramatically changes weather patterns. According to new study published in PLOS ONE, major forest loss and die-offs can have similar far-flung impacts on climate and vegetation. The effects of deforestation, drought, heat and beetle infestations are not only impacting local landscapes, but also affect weather patterns and the health of vegetation in faraway regions.
Posted on November 17, 2016 10:06am
MSU Forestry master’s student Daphna Gadoth-Goodman won third place for her poster during the 2016 National Society of American Foresters Convention in Madison, Wisc.
Posted on November 15, 2016 2:05pm
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Dean Ron Hendrick, administrative staffers from the CANR as well as students from the MSU student chapter of the US Green Building Council will hold office hours in Sparty’s Cabin from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 18. The tiny house is up for auction through the MSU Surplus auction website.
Posted on November 11, 2016 9:35am
MSU Department of Forestry Associate Professor Mike Walters talks with Michigan Public Radio and the Environment Report about how deer are impacting forest diversity.
Posted on November 9, 2016 3:52pm
The Department of Forestry at Michigan State University is seeking a full‐time Forester to oversee the management of forested property at the Kellogg Experimental Forest, Russ Forest and other locations.
Posted on October 19, 2016 3:25pm
MSU Forestry freshman Mia White shares why she attended the 2016 Sustainable Forestry Initiative Conference.
Posted on October 12, 2016 2:07pm
The Department of Forestry at Michigan State University invites applicants for a nine‐month tenure system position at the assistant professor rank with a focus in forest policy.