Megan Dettenmaier

Megan Dettenmaier, Forestry Extension Educator (435) 797-8424


2006, BS Wildlife, Unity College

2012, MS Wildlife Biology, Utah State University


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


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.

Cannon, Kelly, (2015, Nov.). New flexible sidewalk could save trees, Herald Journal.

Mendiola, Diego, (2015, Dec). Plastic sidewalks save real trees in Logan, Utah Public Radio.

Dettenmaier, Megan, (2014, Oct). Forestry Extension helps Develop, Demonstrate Mobile Pyrolysis Utah State Today.


Logan River Taskforce, 2014 – present

Utah Biomass Resources Group, 2014 – present

Restoring the West Planning Committee, 2014 - present