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  • The American Tree Farm System awards Mike Smalligan with the 2017 National Leadership Award.

    Forestry alumnus wins national leadership award

    Published on March 16, 2017

    The American Tree Farm System recognized Mike Smalligan, a graduate of the MSU Department of Forestry (MS, 2007) and forester for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR), with its 2017 National Leadership Award

  • From left Alex Gust, Dan Brown, Lauren Lucas and Lauren Cooper present at the 2017 ANR Week Luncheon.

    ANR Week

    Published on March 7, 2017

    The MSU Department of Forestry Forest Carbon and Climate Program and MSU Shadows Collection presented at the 2017 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources ANR Week.

  • Photograph of trees courtesy of MSU Today

    MSU lands nearly $1 million in grants to fight invasive species

    Published on March 2, 2017

    MSU professor Deb McCullough, MSU assistant professor Monique Sakalidis and Amos Ziegler of the Midwest Invasive Species Information Network received nearly $1 million in grants to help prevent and control invasive species in Michigan.

  • Bryan Droscha drills a hole an inch and a half into a maple tree. (Robert Killips | Lansing State Journal)

    Will the warm weather impact maple syrup production?

    Published on February 27, 2017

    "It's that cycling back and forth that really causes the sap to run," said Bert Cregg, an associate professor of Forestry and Horticulture at MSU. "That normally happens in March and early April."

  • Oak wilt will turn red oak leaves into a dull green or brown. Heavy defoliation accompanies leaf wilting and discoloration.

    Grant awarded for research on oak wilt

    Published on January 20, 2017

    MSU Forestry faculty Monique Sakalidis, Deborah McCullough and Bert Cregg, along with Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences Academic Specialist Jan Byrne, have been awarded a Michigan Invasive Species Grant to study oak wilt.

  • MSU student opportunity: student research assistants

    Published on January 16, 2017

    The Department of Forestry at Michigan State University, in collaboration with multiple industry partners, is seeking two highly motivated green bioproducts student research assistants for Spring and Summer of 2017.

  • MSU Provost June Pierce Youatt, left, presents the keys to Debra Levantrosser on January 6.

    MSU alumna plans to live in Sparty's Cabin

    Published on January 9, 2017

    Sparty's Cabin has a new owner. Michigan State University alumna Debra Levantrosser is the new owner of the tiny house hand-built by students.

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