• U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to stop at Michigan State University during 2014 Tour

    posted on October 27, 2014 10:03pm

    The U.S. Capitol Christmas tree will make a stop at Michigan State University (MSU) Nov. 14 on its way to Washington, D.C. It will be on display for visitors and hosted by the MSU Department of Forestry and the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR).

  • Global Academy Fellowship Program applications available

    posted on September 20, 2014 7:46am

    The Center for Global Connections in partnership with the College of Engineering, the Office of the Provost, and International Studies & Programs is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2015 Global Academy for Engagement Fellowship Program.  


  • MSU helps shape USDA greenhouse gas policy

    posted on August 3, 2014 11:52am

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture released a report that, for the first time, provides uniform scientific methods for quantifying the changes in greenhouse gas emissions and carbon storage from various land management and conservation activities.

  • MSU researcher to lead NSF advisory committee

    posted on July 17, 2014 1:28pm

    MSU forestry professor David Skole was named chair of the National Science Foundation’s Advisory Committee for Environmental Research and Education (AC-ERE).

  • Climate Change Symposium Presentations Now Available

    posted on April 29, 2014 2:49pm

    On April 2, 2014, the 2014 MSU Science Festival host the symposium, “Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region and Beyond,” at the Kellogg Center. Presentations from the three main symposium speakers are now available to download.

    Steve Running’s Presentation: Global Change: It’s about more than just climate
    Bruno Basso’s Presentation: Global Water Cycles, Climate Change and Agriculture Part 1, Global Water Cycles, Climate Change and Agriculture Part 2
    Don Scavia’s Presentation: Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region


  • Forestry Events at 2014 Michigan State Science Festival

    posted on March 26, 2014 8:49pm

    MSU Forestry will host a series of events at this year’s 2014 MSU Science Festival. The events include:

    • Biofuels, Emerald Ash Borer and Christmas Trees: The Many Faces of Tree Research
    • Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region and Beyond: A Symposium
    • Forest Forensics
    • Forest Processes and Global Environmental Change
    • The Fungus Among Us
    • The Secret Life of Trees
    • Measuring Big Trees
  • Dr. Phoebe Zarnetske’s paper highly commended for Harper Prize awarded by Journal of Ecology

    posted on March 21, 2014 12:34pm

    MSU Forestry’s Dr. Phoebe Zarnetske’s publication, “Indirect effects and facilitation among native and non-native species promote invasion success along an environmental stress gradient” was highly commended for the 2013 Harper Prize awarded by Journal of Ecology. Zarnetske’s paper has been published as part of a Virtual Issue and is free to access via Congratulations, Dr. Zarnetske!

  • 2013/2014 Forestry Scholarship Recipients

    posted on March 11, 2014 11:10am

    Congratulations to the following 2013/2014 Forestry Scholarship Recipients. These recipients will be honored on March 20 at the College of Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences Honors Banquet at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center.

    Ryan Hauser-Jeryc
    Alumni Association Senior Award

    Karli Miller & Allison Trudgeon
    Eleanor and Wilhelm Beckert Scholarship

    Jacklyn Bratkowski, Tom D’Ambrosio, Alex Grieve & Shaun Gerber
    Budres Foundation Scholarship

    Edward Fultz, Alec Manaia, Emily Oja & Marin Western
    Reginald A Emmert Animal Science and Forestry Alumni Endowed Scholarship

    Anna Boruszewski
    Forestry Endowed Scholarship

    Jack Polus
    Henning Family Memorial

    Patrick Shults & Nick Ryan
    Herbert S. Humphrey

  • Navigating a new era: Specialized models help researchers process ‘Big Data’

    posted on February 4, 2014 12:00pm

    Navigating a new era: Specialized models help researchers process ‘Big Data’

    (Reprint courtesy of MSU AgBioResearch’s 2013 Annual Report)

    This article highlights MSU Forestry’s assistant professsor Andrew Finley and his collaborative work with the Natioinal Science Foundation’s National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) which focuses on mapping, exploring and predicting changes in the nation’s forest ecosystems.

  • Winners of the 2013 MSU Forestry photo contest

    posted on November 14, 2013 2:48pm

    Winners of the Department of Forestry’s annual photo contest are announced.

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