Get to know forest resources mentee Luiza Lucena in the NRSM program and her mentor Randy Kolka, project leader and soil scientist with the USDA Forest Service.
From the Fall 2021 edition of the Forest Scene newsletter: A letter from Dr. Mike Kilgore, professor and head of the Department of Forest Resources, to our community.
The Fall 2021 edition of the Forest Scene newsletter is out, featuring stories of the department's students, alumni, and faculty.
Bartlett Tree Experts and The Davey Tree Expert Company generously donated climbing equipment, and Davey awarded two scholarships to Margaret Beadle and Hank Dudley who we interviewed.
Bianca Sophia Vargas, a junior majoring in Forest and Natural Resource Management (B.S.) talks about her winding road to studying forestry here at the University of Minnesota.
Jake Donnay, Director of Legislative Affairs for the U.S. Forest Service and Forest Resources alumni (B.S. and M.S.), talks about his experience in the department and how it prepared him for his forestry career.
From the Fall 2021 edition of the Forest Scene newsletter: Dr. Marcella Windmuller-Campione discusses her research interests in peatland or lowland conifer forests and the eastern larch and black spruce growing in them.
From the Fall 2021 edition of the Forest Scene newsletter: Dr. Ingrid Schneider discusses her research interests in investigating constraints to outdoor recreation and nature-based tourism as well as virtual and augmented reality.
CFANS feature: Cloquet Forestry Center researcher Lane Johnson contributed to the short film: Oshkigin | Spirit of Fire, which also features two local tribal fire specialists—Damon Panek and Vern Northrup. The collaborative project aims to educate and encourage a resurgence of cultural fire, and prescribed fire generally, in the Great Lakes region.
These scholarships will go directly to students to help cover the costs of attending our field sessions.