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MSU Department of Forestry

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.

MSU Forestry - FOR 412 - Spring 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 Department of Forestry Study Away

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 491 Natural Resources Field Skills

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 Minors

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.