News and Announcements

Annual Spring Awards Banquet

The annual Department of Forestry and Wildland Resources Spring Awards Banquet is Wednesday, April 16th. The banquet will be held in the Kate Buchanan Room located on the HSU campus. This year tickets are $15.00 for students, $30.00 for faculty and staff. Please contact the department at (707) 826-3935 for more information or to RSVP.

Humboldt State University Humboldt State Now Search: Field Training Fires Up Forestry Students

Over spring break students from Professor Jeffrey Kane’s Wildland Fire Use class traveled to Nebraska to participate in The Nature Conservancy’s Prescribed Fire Training Exchange.

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Scholarship Opportunities

There are many scholarship opportunities for Forestry and Wildland Resources students. Click the link below to see the available scholarships and applications.

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HSU Students Recap 2013 Forestry Bills

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.

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Assistant Professor Jeffrey Kane Publishes an Article in Oecologia

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.

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Summer Internships and Research Programs

There are many great opportunities for summer internships and research available. These programs provide students with excellent hands-on experience in research.

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HSU Forestry Club Christmas Tree Sale

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.

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Advising Information

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.

Forestry & Wildland Resources Photo Gallery

Check out the new Forestry & Wildland Resources photo gallery with photos of our facilities, field trips and students activities.

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Rangeland Resources Science Students Win Paul Zinke Memorial Scholarship

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.

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