Posted on January 20, 2017 3:27pm
MSU Forestry faculty Monique Sakalidis, Deborah McCullough and Bert Cregg, along with Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences Academic Specialist Jan Byrne, have been awarded a Michigan Invasive Species Grant to study oak wilt.
Posted on January 17, 2017 8:41am
MSU Forestry is proud to be a sponsor of the Michigan Forest Bioeconomy Conference, hosted by the Michigan Forest Biomaterials Institute.
Posted on January 16, 2017 3:48pm
The Department of Forestry at Michigan State University, in collaboration with multiple industry partners, is seeking two highly motivated green bioproducts student research assistants for Spring and Summer of 2017.
Posted on January 13, 2017 4:36pm
MSU Forestry is seeking a student assistant to play an active role in developing MSU Forestry’s online presence. The Student Assistant will work with the Communications Coordinator to maintain MSU Forestry’s social media platforms and promote Department programs, courses, activities and events.
Posted on January 9, 2017 10:05am
Sparty’s Cabin has a new owner. Michigan State University alumna Debra Levantrosser is the new owner of the tiny house hand-built by students. The 100-percent livable house complete with a hand-crafted wood counter top, shelves and sliding door has been up for auction since October.
Posted on December 15, 2016 9:11am
Dr. Emily Huff, in collaboration with USDA Forest Service colleagues Michelle Johnson, Lara Roman, Lindsay Campbell, Nancy Sonti, and Clara Pregitzer was awarded a contract to write a literature review on Resilience in Urban Forestry from the International Society of Arboriculture.
Posted on December 12, 2016 5:12pm
The MSU Shadows Collection is one of four video vignettes featured for the Spartan 2016 year in review.
Posted on December 9, 2016 10:01am
How do watermelons, teapots, snakes and some very hungry caterpillars end up on Christmas trees? It’s the result of a partnership between the MSU Department of Horticulture, the Department of Forestry and about 450 elementary schoolers. Every year, students from Greater Lansing take part in a literacy lesson and decorate holiday ornaments based on their chosen books. These ornaments are put on display at MSU.
Posted on December 5, 2016 12:24pm
As large parts of the U.S. suffer months of unusually dry weather, conifer seedlings are dying and mature trees are turning into fire hazards. MSU Department of Horticulture and Forestry Associate Professor Bert Cregg says the outlook might not be so bleak.
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.”