Understanding Forest Carbon Management


This self-paced course takes 6-8 weeks and runs throughout the year during the following periods:

  • March 15 - June 15 
  • July 15 - October 15
  • November 15 - February 15 

Please specify during registration which course period you would like to join.

  • Understanding Forest Carbon Management is an online short course designed to provide a robust introduction to the benefits of forest land management specific to carbon while offering clear action paths. Topic areas include carbon cycle and storage science, domestic and international policy overview, project case studies, management considerations, measurement basics, and available tools and support.
  • This course is led by the MSU Forest Carbon and Climate Program (FCCP) and is offered in partnership and with funding from the USDA.
  • Additional details can be found on the Forest Carbon and Climate Program short courses page.