Forest Scene Issue 21 - Fall 2018

Letter from the Head

Mike Kilgore provides departmental updates and expresses his appreciation for you, our readers, our alumni and our supporters. 

Don Mueller's stewardship ethic

A forestry alumnus is giving back to current students by allowing use of his northern hardwood forest for research and teaching.

High school women contribute to forest hydrology research

This summer, two young women filtered hundreds of water samples, advancing long-term hydrologic research. 

Student Spotlight: Amy Shaunette

A current student reflects about what it was like to switch careers from arts administration to forestry and how she has found a sense of community in the department. 

Where are they now? Former faculty updates

Professor Emeritii Al Alm and Susan Stafford give readers an update on what they are up to.

What do buckthorn and soybean have in common?

U of M researchers are striving to understand the connection between soybean aphid and its overwintering host buckthorn.

Community engagement for tackling water pollution

Professor Mae Davenport is working with landowners in Scott County, MN, to increase incentives for protecting water quality.

Remembering Dick Skok (1928-2018)

We remember the honor former dean Dick Skok who passed away in September 2018.

Call for art entries

The department invites you to submit original artwork to display in Green Hall for an exhibition starting spring 2019.