Forest Scene Issue 20 - Spring 2018

Letter from the Head

Professor and Head Mike Kilgore shares about new changes in the department, including Forest Scene's new print layout.

What does conservation look like?

Sustainable development researcher, Dean Current and collaborators from across the globe are teaming up to help people conserve rainforests through eco-palm and ramon nut production. The team is looking for people to join them in researching and promoting these and other non-timber forest products. 

Student Spotlight: Ami Choi

Ami Choi, a third-year doctoral student, is driven to increase access to tourism opportunities for immigrant and minority communities.

Alumni Spotlight: Brian Huberty

For Brian Huberty ('82, '89), Wetland Coordinator for the US Fish and Wildlife Service, it's all about the bird's eye view.

Why mentorship matters

The CFANS Mentor Program matched Alex Schlueter's career knowledge with Liam Gilson's career questions. You can support current students by serving as a mentor, even from across the country. Applications to become a CFANS mentor are accepted year-round. 

Youth Engagement in Arboriculture

The new program is bringing kids to great heights through tree climbing and college and career pathways to arboriculture. The cost for a child to ascend a tree in safe equipment with assistance from professionals is approximately $40. Give today to help a child climb a tree and learn about arboriculture!

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Departmental updates

Learn about a new hire, a recent retirement, graduations, awards and more.