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The 2014-2015 Ron Hoover Memorial Scholarship, James T. Brown Forestry Scholarship and the Charles G and Helen W. Schober Memorial Scholarship application packets are now available on the bulletin board outside the department office, Forestry Building 205. An electronic version of the application packet can also be downloaded 2014- 2015 Scholarship Applications. The application deadline for department scholarships is Monday, March 3, by 5:00 PM in the department office, FR 205.
All other department scholarships are now available online through the HSU Financial Aid Office. These scholarships are available through Humboldt State University’s online scholarship application, click on the Scholarships link on the home page of your myHumboldt portal to start the application. Applications must be submitted by March 2nd, 2014.
In addition to the department scholarships, there are also many other scholarship opportunities for Forestry and Wildland Resources students. Click the link below to see the available scholarships and applications.
The HSU Forestry Administration class (FOR 471), taught by Assistant Professor Erin Kelly, heard presentations about the bills from policy experts, then students were tasked with writing a synopsis of one of the bills.
Assistant forestry professor Jeffrey Kane recently published an article in the journal Oecologia asserting that the number of resin ducts a tree has can help predict how resistant the pine is to beetle infestation. The results of the paper, combined with the findings of an earlier study, provide information that may be useful to land managers who are trying to keep public parks and other relatively small forested areas healthy. In the first study, researchers demonstrated that a certain type of slippery bark protects trees from pine beetle attacks, which can kill trees.
There are many great opportunities for summer internships and research available. These programs provide students with excellent hands-on experience in research.
It's time for the annual HSU Forestry Club Christmas Tree Sale! The sale starts today at the corner of 7th and I Street, Arcata. The club is selling silver tip fir and white fir for $8 per foot.
Academic advising for Spring 2014 is from October 28th to November 8th and early registration for Spring begin on November 12th. Visit our Advising Information page for all the latest advising and registration information and forms.
Check out the new Forestry & Wildland Resources photo gallery with photos of our facilities, field trips and students activities.
Rangeland Resources Science majors Travis DiGennaro and Crystal Welch will share the $1,000 Paul Zinke Memorial Scholarship Award for 2013. The Paul J. Zinke Memorial Scholarship was established to encourage and reward excellence in university-level undergraduate study in soils in California.
The annual HSU Forestry Alumni Weekend will be held during the Humboldt State Centennial Celebration & Homecoming this weekend, September 27th-29th. Check out the Schedule of Events for details about the weekend's events. Visit the Alumni page for more information on the HSU Forestry Alumni Chapter.