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.
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).
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
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
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 http://www.journalofecology.org/view/0/BESYoungInvestigator2013.html. Congratulations, Dr. Zarnetske!
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.
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
Forestry Endowed Scholarship
Henning Family Memorial
Patrick Shults & Nick Ryan
Herbert S. Humphrey
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.
posted on November 14, 2013 2:48pm
Winners of the Department of Forestry’s annual photo contest are announced.
posted on November 14, 2013 12:52pm
REPRINT FROM GREAT LAKES ECHO (Origninal article here)
11/11/13 - The mimosa webworm was nowhere to be found on honeylocust trees at Michigan State University 20 years ago.
But within the past decade, warming temperatures made the East Lansing, Michigan campus an appealing home for this destructive bug.
posted on October 24, 2013 10:07am
DO YOU HAVE A HIGH QUALITY, DIGITAL PHOTO OF FORESTS, TREES OR A MSU DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY-RELATED ACTIVITY? IF SO, ENTER THE MSU FORESTRY PHOTO CONTEST!
All MSU students, faculty, staff and alumni are welcome to participate.