Forest Scene Issue 22 - Spring 2019

Letter from the Head

Professor and Head Mike Kilgore discusses his priorities for experiential education. "One of my priorities is to reduce the cost of attending the field sessions so that no student is deterred from enrolling in our major because of added costs."

Forestry Camp: Then and Now

Alumni and former instructors reflect on their memories from the Itasca and Cloquet field sessions and note how they have changed over time.

Student Spotlight: Graham Wessberg

Graham, class of 2020, describes his journey from flight school to forestry school.

Emeritus Adventures

Professor Emeritus Dorothy Anderson talks about how hiking along ancient trails in Europe has served as a transtion from full-time work to retirement.

Assessing the Impact of Mountain Pine Beetle in the Great Lakes Region

Read about what forest managers should know regarding the potential spread of mountain pine beetle to the Great Lakes region. 

The Great Outdoor Classroom

Students in Advanced Forest Management are practicing developing a forest management plan at a landowner's property in Wisconsin.

Departmental Updates

The Department of Forest Resources welcomes new faces and says farewell to some familiar ones. 

Support the Legacy of Dick Skok

Former dean, the late Dick Skok, established a fund in his retirement to support graduate study in natural resource policy. Learn how you can continue Dick's legacy.