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MSU Forestry students discover their role in sustaining forests and the ecosystem services they provide, including conservation of biodiversity, wood, clean water and global climate stabilization. Students learn to be leaders through multi-disciplinary coursework, field studies, cutting edge technology and mentorship from respected faculty in one of the longest-standing Forestry programs in the United States.

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Forestry Advisor

  • What Current Forestry Students are Saying

    Published on October 12, 2020

    We recently sat down with 4 current Forestry students to get their thoughts on the program.

  • MSU Department of Forestry

    Published on October 11, 2020

    MSU Forestry students discover their role in sustaining forests and the ecosystem services they provide, including conservation of biodiversity, wood, clean water and global climate stabilization. Students learn to be leaders through multi-disciplinary coursework, field studies, cutting edge technology and mentorship from respected faculty in one of the longest-standing Forestry programs in the United States.

  • Forestry Minors

    Published on October 11, 2020

    MSU Forestry offers 4 minors for both forestry and non-forestry majors. We offer Forestry, Urban and Community Forestry, Forestry Field Applications and we have a new minor in Sustainable Bioproducts Science and Technology.

  • MSU Department of Forestry Study Away

    Published on October 11, 2020

    Where will forestry take YOU? The Department of Forestry has many great opportunities for students to learn hands on skills and network with industry professionals.

  • MSU Forestry - FOR 412 - Spring 2020

    Published on October 11, 2020

    Students in FOR 412 spent a weekend learning about wildland fires with professionals from the United States Forest Service and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

  • MSU Forestry FOR 491 Natural Resources Field Skills

    Published on October 11, 2020

    Check out the new FOR 491 class on Natural Resources and Field Skills! It is lead by Randy Klevickas and Justin Kunkle and teaches students how to operate heavy equipment, use chainsaws and practice first aid skills for only 1 credit.

Forestry Undergrad Student Spotlight