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  • 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 http://www.journalofecology.org/view/0/BESYoungInvestigator2013.html. 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.

  • Climate change opens door to forest pests new to Great Lakes

    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.

  • 2013 MSU Forestry Photo Contest

    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.

  • MSU Forestry’s Deb McCullough talks to WKAR about Michigan’s fight against emerald ash borer

    posted on October 24, 2013 9:46am

    MSU Forestry’s Deborah McCullough talks with WKAR about Michigan’s fight against emerald ash borer. Listen Now!

  • MSU Forestry Club Earns 4th Place at Ozark Timberfest

    posted on October 17, 2013 10:23am

    Congratulations MSU Forestry Club for placing 4th place at the 8th Annual Ozark Timberfest in Doniphan, Mo.

     

    And congratulations to the following MSU Forestry Club students for earning…

    1st in DBH Estimation - Abby Filkoski

    2nd in DBH Estimation - Tommy
 Doepker

    2nd in Women’s Pulp Toss - Kayti Brinkman, Jackie Bratkowski and Abby Filkoski

    Good work!

  • Joyce Penner and David Skole: Taking action on climate now is key for Michigan’s future

    posted on August 16, 2013 3:43pm

    Joyce Penner and David Skole discuss climate change in Michigan.

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