The Fall 2019 edition of the alumni magazine features planned endowment and bequests, research on Jack Pine and Kirtland's warbler, an alum's perspective on restoring tropical forests in Panama and an overview of MSU Shadows.
Alumni Updates Fall 2019
Forestry alumni let us know where they are and what they have been up to lately.
New Faces in 2019
The forestry department welcomes 3 new members.
MSU Forestry Bequest
A realized bequest of $332,916 will add to the Eleanor M. and Wilhelm M. Beckert Forestry and Horticulture Endowed Scholarship Fund, supporting scholarships for first year students.
Jack Pine and the Return of Kirtland's Warbler
MSU researchers Dr. David Rothstein and Daphna Gadoth-Goodman have been working to sustainably manage jack pine plantations that serve as essential breeding habitat for the Kirtland’s warbler.
Empowering People to Restore Tropical Forests
Forestry alum Jacob Slusser tells us about his work in Panama.
Sustainable Wood Recovery Initiative and MSU Shadows
MSU students gain hands-on learning experiences working with urban wood management, processing, repurposing and marketing.
A Letter from the FAA Vice President
FAA Vice President Jason Darling provides some perspective.
Planned Gift to Create Forestry Scholarship Endowment
Leighton Miller and his wife Peggy committed to a future gift to create The Leighton and Peggy Miller Forestry Scholarship.
A Note from the Department Chair
Department Chair Rich Kobe shares updates from the Department of Forestry.