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  • Dr. Emily Huff is an assistant professor in human dimensions of forestry at MSU

    Grant awarded from the International Society of Arboriculture

    Published on December 15, 2016

    Dr. Emily Huff, in collaboration with USDA Forest Service colleagues Michelle Johnson, Lara Roman, Lindsay Campbell, Nancy Sonti, and Clara Pregitzer was awarded a contract to write a literature review on Resilience in Urban Forestry.

  • A child drew a watermelon slice, which was inspired by the book, “The Watermelon Seed” by Greg Pizzoli.

    Watermelons, snakes and Christmas trees

    Published on December 9, 2016

    How do watermelons, teapots, snakes and some very hungry caterpillars end up on Christmas trees? It’s the result of a partnership between the MSU Department of Horticulture, the Department of Forestry and about 450 elementary schoolers.

  • A dead Christmas tree seedling at Smolak Farms in North Andover, Mass. BOSTON GLOBE/GETTY IMAGES

    Christmas trees are dying from drought

    Published on December 5, 2016

    As large parts of the U.S. suffer months of unusually dry weather, MSU Department of Horticulture and Forestry Associate Professor Bert Cregg says the outlook might not be so bleak.

  • Portrait of author Lauren Cooper

    Unleashing trees in the battle against climate change

    Published on November 23, 2016

    While global forest loss has environmental implications, sustainably managed working forests can provide impressive climate benefits in both carbon sequestration and long-term carbon storage.

  • Sparty's Cabin up for auction, featured on Agriculture Hall lawn

    Published on November 15, 2016

    CANR Dean Ron Hendrick, administrative staffers from the CANR as well as students from the MSU student chapter of the US Green Building Council will hold office hours in Sparty's Cabin from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 18.

  • What hungry deer mean for forest diversity

    Published on November 11, 2016

    MSU Department of Forestry Associate Professor Mike Walters talks with Michigan Public Radio and the Environment Report about how deer are impacting forest diversity.

  • MSU Shadows Collection logo

    MSU Shadows Collection

    Published on September 14, 2016

    The MSU Shadows Collection and the Sustainable Wood Recovery Initiative has been featured throughout the media in August and September. Here is a collection of those stories...

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