Megan Dettenmaier

Megan Dettenmaier, Forestry Extension Educator 

megan.dettenmaier@usu.edu.edu (435) 797-8424


Education

2006, BS Wildlife, Unity College

2012, MS Wildlife Biology, Utah State University


Research

Dettenmaier, Megan & Kartchner, B. Taking Care of Streams and Rivers in Cache Valley. PI, City of Logan & Logan River Taskforce, October 2015

Dettenmaier, Megan & Kuhns, M. Investigating the use of flexible sidewalks to mitigate tree/sidewalk conflicts in Logan, Utah. Co-PI, Utah Division of Forestry, Fire, and State Lands, 2014-2015    Community Forestry Partnership, October 2015


Publications

Unger, Bethany, Dettenmaier, M., McAvoy, D., Gray, C. Exploring Utah’s Forests, Map

Dettenmaier, Megan & Kuhns, M. Factsheet NR/FF/031 (pr). Tree/Sidewalk Conflicts: One Way to Save Trees, December 2015

Utah Forest News, Vol 20, Num. 1, 2016. Dettenmaier, Megan & McAvoy, D. Cross Laminated Timber in Utah: A Potential Homerun for Industry and Forests?  

Utah Forest News, Vol. 19, Num. 1, 2015. Articles authored: Aspen Seedlings and Western Forest Regeneration; Thinking Big about Biochar in Utah; Biochar as a tool for Land Reclamation in the Uinta Basin; Monitoring the Effects of PJ Harvest and Utilization. 

Utah Forest News, Vol 18, Num. 3, 2014. Articles authored: Beaver Reintroduction Looks Positive for Stream Restoration in Northern Utah; Do Pinyon Juniper Woodlands Impact Greater Sage-Grouse?

Dettenmaier, Megan & Kuhns, M. Factsheet NR/FF/028 (pr). Selecting Trees for High Elevations August 2015. 

PI, City of Logan, Logan River Taskforce Contract: Taking Care of Streams and Rivers in Cache Valley, Published October 2015. $4,500. 

Dettenmaier, Megan & Kuhns, M. Factsheet FR/FF/022 (pr). Preventing Deer Damage to Your Trees and Shrubs Published June 2013

Dettenmaier, Megan, Kuhns, M. Factsheet NR/FF/024 (pr). How to Create a Wildlife-Friendly Yard, Published December 2013. 


In the News

Muffoletto, Mary-Ann, (2015, Dec). USU Forestry Extension Uses New Sidewalk Technology to Save Trees, Utah State Today. https://www.usu.edu/today/?id=55346

Cannon, Kelly, (2015, Nov.). New flexible sidewalk could save trees, Herald Journal. http://news.hjnews.com/allaccess/new-flexible-sidewalk-could-save-trees/article_88f37352-a779-5ec7-83c1-296c57c410e6.html

Mendiola, Diego, (2015, Dec). Plastic sidewalks save real trees in Logan, Utah Public Radio. http://upr.org/post/plastic-sidewalks-save-real-trees-logan

Dettenmaier, Megan, (2014, Oct). Forestry Extension helps Develop, Demonstrate Mobile Pyrolysis Utah State Today. http://www.usu.edu/today/index.cfm?id=54213


Committees

Logan River Taskforce, 2014 – present

Utah Biomass Resources Group, 2014 – present

Restoring the West Planning Committee, 2014 - present