Forestry Experts

 

NAME

AREA(S) OF EXPERTISE

CONTACT INFORMATION

Bill Cook
Upper Peninsula Extension Forester & Wildlife Biologist, Michigan State University

  • Forestry
  • Forest Management
  • Wood Energy/Biomass
  • Habitat Management/Wildlife Ecology
  • Oak Wilt

Michigan Society of American Foresters
U.P. Tree Identification
Michigan Forests Forever
                                        
Michigan Forest Pathway

Forest Biomass Innovation Center
6005 J Road
Escanaba, MI 49829-9791
Phone: (906) 786-1575
cookwi@msu.edu

Elaine Bush
Extension Educator and Firewise Program Coordinator

  • Wildfire

Agriculture Hall
446 W. Circle Dr., Room 11
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (231) 499-2374 (cell)
bushe@msu.edu

Russell P. Kidd
Extension Forestry Educator

  • Forest/wildlife habitat management and timber sales
  • Forest health
  • Maple syrup and other non-timber forest products
  • Wildfire and Firewise

Roscommon County Extension
PO Box 507
Roscommon, MI 48653-0507
Phone: (989) 275-4670
kidd@anr.msu.edu

Deborah C. McCullough
Professor, Forest Entomology, Michigan State University

  • Forest Entomology

243 Natural Science
Dept. of Entomology
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1115
Phone: (517) 355-7445
mccull06@msu.edu

Maureen McDonough
Professor, Forestry, Michigan State University

  • Forest sociology
  • Social forestry

Natural Resources Building
480 Wilson Road, Room 119
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 4882
Phone: (517) 432-2293
mcdono10@msu.edu

Pascal Nzokou
Assistant Professor, Forestry, Michigan State University

Christmas Trees

Natural Resources Building
480 Wilson Road, Room 126
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 432-5664
nzokoupa@msu.edu

Georgia Peterson
Forestry Extension & Outreach Specialist, Michigan Department of Natural Resources

  • Forest sociology
  • Natural resources leadership development

MDNR FMFMD
PO Box 30452
Lansing, MI 48909-7952
Phone: (517) 335-7383
petersog@michigan.gov  

Karen Potter-Witter
Professor, Forestry, Michigan State University

  • Forest Economics

Natural Resources Building
480 Wilson Road, Room 111
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 353-9447
karen@msu.edu

Kevin Sayers
Urban & Community Forestry Specialist, Michigan Department of Natural Resources

 

MDNR FMFMD
PO Box 30452
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: (517) 241-4632
sayersk@michigan.gov

Mike Schira
Extension Educator, Houghton-Keweenaw County Michigan State University Extension

  • Firewise
  • Forest Management

Houghton/Keweenaw Extension
1500 Birch Street
Hancock, MI 49930
Phone: (906) 482-5830
schira@anr.msu.edu

Dean R. Solomon
Senior Extension Educator, Charlevoix County Michigan State University Extension

  • Forest stewardship, planning and zoning

Charlevoix County Extension
319B North Lake Street
Boyne City, MI 49712-1101
Phone: (231) 582-6232
solomon@msu.edu

Michael Walters
Associate Professor, Forestry, Michigan State University
  • Forest Ecology

Natural Resources Building
480 Wilson Road, Room 210C
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 355-1762
mwalters@msu.edu

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