Educating future leaders in forest carbon science, policy, and management

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About 

The Forest Carbon and Climate Program (FCCP) aims to increase understanding and implementation of climate-smart forest management, which inextricably links climate change mitigation and adaptation. The FCCP was established to connect professionals, natural resource managers, decision-makers, students and the broader public with the value of forested lands and forest products in addressing climate change.

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News and Publications

  • Weyerhaeuser Logo

    Meet the 2018-19 Weyerhaeuser Fellows

    Published on August 30, 2018

    The Weyerhaeuser Fellowship provides two selected fellows with tuition assistance for study in the Graduate Certificate in Forest Carbon Science, Policy, and Management. The selected 2018-19 Weyerhaeuser Fellows include Jody Kaulukukui and Ann Howard.

  • Forest-Climate Working Group Learning Exchange Series Session #2

    Published on April 9, 2018

    This session is the second in a series on current topics and issues in domestic forest carbon policies and management approaches for a changing climate. Selected speakers include Rachel Steele and Bill Gould of the USDA Climate Hubs.

  • Forest-Climate Working Group Learning Exchange Series Session #1

    Published on March 21, 2018

    This session is the first in a series on current topics and issues in domestic forest carbon policies and management approaches for a changing climate. Selected speakers include Jeff Williams, USDA NRCS, and Rita Hite, American Forest Foundation.

  • Added Value and Opportunities for Forests: Carbon

    Published on March 12, 2018

    A summary of the 2018 Forests Ontario Annual Conference session, “Adding Value to Forests: Linking Carbon and Climate to Forest Decision-makers," led by Lauren Cooper, Forest Carbon and Climate Program Lead.

Graduate Certificate

Earn a Graduate Certificate in Forest Carbon Science, Policy, and Management. The Certificate consists of three 3-credit courses, all available completely online. Participants include a wide range of graduate students, recent graduates, and working professionals. 

Professional Development Courses

The FCCP hosts a collection of online non-credit courses that provide professionals with practical knowledge and skill-building in topics of forest carbon science, policy, and management. 

Partners and Projects

Program objectives are achieved through working with strategic partners to better communicate and bring attention to key topics, create educational content and programming, and bridge dialogue gaps on carbon and climate topics related to forests and forested lands. 

Engagement

The FCCP engages with various audiences through activities like free webinars, an online community for our alumni, event participation, and trainings. These activities create accessible outlets to share information about forest carbon and climate adaptation and mitigation to connect decision-makers with the communities they serve.

 

Contact

To reach the Forest Carbon and Climate Program (FCCP) with comments or questions, email forestc@msu.edu

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