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The Jacobszoon family was featured in the most recent issue of Humboldt Magazine. When Sam Jacobszoon (’14, Forest Soils) graduates from HSU next year, he’ll become a third generation Lumberjack, and also the third member of his family to have earned a Forestry degree from Humboldt State. Sam’s father, Randy, graduated with a degree in Forestry Economics in 1982. His grandfather, Dow, graduated in 1970 with a degree in Forestry Management.
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 15th Annual Department of Forestry & Wildland Resources Spring Awards Banquet was held Wednesday, April 3rd in the Kate Buchanan Room. This annual celebration highlights the accomplishments of the students and members of the department. The event was attended by over 115 faculty, staff, students and scholarship donors.
Andrew Stubblefield, Assistant Professor of Watershed Management is currently on sabbatical in Nicaragua where he is working with a rural development agency on their watershed management program. Read more about his experiences in the Lumberjack article.
Humboldt State University’s Department of Forestry and Wildland Resources has unveiled a new and broadened website for its nationally-recognized rangeland science major.
Are you looking for a summer job or a career with a natural resource agency? Will your career include prescribed burning for habitat and conservation management? Do you want to improve your wildland fire knowledge and obtain national certification? This training is part of the wildland and prescribed fire qualifications system used by all federal agencies (such as the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land management, National Park Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs or U.S. Fish and Wildlife) and many state and private wildland and prescribed fire management agencies. The training is March18-22 and is offered through HSU Extended Education. For more information and registration visit HSU Extended Education.
HSU Forestry and Wildland Resources professor Dr. Stephen C. Sillett and his colleagues have confirmed the second-largest tree on earth, about 3,240 years old, above a trail junction in Sequoia National Park. Their research is featured on the cover of the December issue of National Geographic magazine.
Students, faculty and staff from Humboldt State University Department of Forestry and Wildland Resources recently journeyed to Spokane, Washington to take part in the Society of American Foresters (SAF) Annual Convention. The convention held in the last week of October consisted of technical and scientific presentations, workshops and student competitions.
River Ecosystem Evaluation and Management (ENVS 480) - This course offered in Spring 2013 will have an emphasis on integrating natural history, fluvial geomorphology, channel hydraulics, and hydrology into an understanding of how river ecosystems work and behave in response to stress. Active participation, assigned readings, and written critiques. More Information
by John-Pascal Berrill and Christa M. Dagley
Awareness of geographic patterns and stand variables that influence tree growth will help forest managers plan appropriate management and monitoring strategies.