Forest Scene Issue 23 - Fall 2019

Letter from the Head

Professor and Head Mike Kilgore shares about recent changes to August and May field sessions at the Cloquet Forestry Center. The changes will take effect in 2020 and are aimed at reducing costs for students.

The State of Pine Research

Could ponderosa pine be a viable alternative to red pine in Minnesota? What do microplots reveal about forest management? Learn about the department’s latest research on pines.

Student Spotlight: Michelle Danielson

Michelle Danielson, a master’s student in Natural Resources Science and Management, discusses her time in Mexico while serving in the Peace Corps.

Former Faculty Update

Dennis Becker, formerly a professor of environmental policy in Forest Resources, shares his experiences serving as dean of the College of Natural Resources at the University of Idaho.

Forestry On The President's Mind

New University of Minnesota president, Joan Gabel, learned about the impact of forestry and the importance of partnerships with tribes from faculty in Forest Resources.

Coming Soon! Field Session Changes

Faculty members have approved changes to field sessions with the aim of reducing costs to students and providing a more integrated curriculum across classes.

Departmental Updates

The Department of Forest Resources welcomes new faculty and staff and remembers a former professor, the late Carl Mohn, for his service.