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Utah Forester Receives National Forest Stewardship Forester Award
Increased Enrollment for Forest Ecology and Management

Increased Enrollment for Forest Ecology and Management

09/03/2020

The Forest Ecology and Management major at Utah State University has seen an increase in enrollments. Three professors and their exciting research may contribute to this increase. Dr. Jim Lutz, Dr. Larissa Yocom, Dr. R. Justin DeRose

Agroforestry and New SWAAN Partnership

Agroforestry and New SWAAN Partnership

07/07/2020

What is agroforestry? Benefits of agroforestry. Southwest Agroforestry Action Network (SWAAN).

Wood Innovations Grant - University of Utah

Wood Innovations Grant - University of Utah

05/01/2020

Professors Chris P. Pantelides and Xuan Peter Zhu of the Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, were recently awarded a grant from the USDA Forest Service Wood Innovations Grant program for their project “BRB Br...

Fighting Wildfire with PODs (Potential Operational Delineations)

Fighting Wildfire with PODs (Potential Operational Delineations)

03/09/2020

This newsletter references an article that focused on several case studies done in New Mexico regarding the use of Potential Operational Delineations during the 2019 fire season.

Introducing Gabrielle Harden - Forestry Extension Educator

Introducing Gabrielle Harden - Forestry Extension Educator

03/04/2020

Introducing the newest member of the USU Forestry Extension program, Gabrielle Harden. Extension educator

Utah State Professor Receives Forest Stewardship Achievement Award

Utah State Professor Receives Forest Stewardship Achievement Award

01/06/2020

Dr. Karen Mock, Wildland Resources Professor at Utah State University has been selected by the Utah Forest Stewardship Coordinating Committee to receive the 2019 Forest Stewardship Achievement Award.

Where to Cut a Christmas Tree in Utah

Where to Cut a Christmas Tree in Utah

11/11/2019

Learn the details about where to safely and legally cut a Christmas Tree in Utah and learn about how to care for your tree

Forest to Frame: Two Days of Touring and Workshops to Advance Mass Timber Construction in Utah

Forest to Frame: Two Days of Touring and Workshops to Advance Mass Timber Construction in Utah

10/24/2019

Cross-laminated timber workshop and forestry practices tour led by Utah State University Forestry Extension

Utah State Professor Testifies in Washington D.C. Regarding Wild Horse and Burro Management

Utah State Professor Testifies in Washington D.C. Regarding Wild Horse and Burro Management

09/01/2019

Utah State Associate Professor Eric Thacker testified at a hearing in Washington D.C. regarding wild horse and burro management. The hearing was called by the Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining to discuss the long-term options of the Bureau...

Tracking the Lives of Some of the Oldest and Tallest Trees in the World with Jim Lutz

Tracking the Lives of Some of the Oldest and Tallest Trees in the World with Jim Lutz

07/19/2019

Jim Lutz, Utah State University Associate Professor is tracking trees in Yosemite National Park as part of a long term study. The BBC reported on his findings here.

“Biological Wildfire” of Invasive Annual Grasses in the West:   Urgency, Risks, and Promising New Solutions

“Biological Wildfire” of Invasive Annual Grasses in the West: Urgency, Risks, and Promising New Solutions

07/19/2019

What is known about invasive annual grasses in western rangelands? We explain promising, research-tested solutions that have been proven in the field.

Causey Estates Community Defends Against Wildfire Threats

Causey Estates Community Defends Against Wildfire Threats

05/01/2019

The Causey Estates Homeowners Association,conducted a series of wildfire preparedness and mitigation efforts prior to Utah’s busiest wildfire season on record.

Colorado Business Loan Fund: Collaboration Key to Investing in our Biomass Business Community

Colorado Business Loan Fund: Collaboration Key to Investing in our Biomass Business Community

04/02/2019

Colorado Business Loan Fund, Collaboration Key to Investing in our Biomass Business Community

WUI Grant Helps Reduce Threat to Woodland Hills

WUI Grant Helps Reduce Threat to Woodland Hills

03/21/2019

At the south end of Utah County at the base of the Mt. Nebo Watershed is the City of Woodland Hills...

2019 Update: Region-Wide Juniper Mortality in Southeastern Utah

2019 Update: Region-Wide Juniper Mortality in Southeastern Utah

02/22/2019

Pinyon juniper die-off update from November 2018 in southeastern Utah.

Region-Wide Juniper Mortality in Southeastern Utah

Region-Wide Juniper Mortality in Southeastern Utah

12/10/2018

Juniper mortality has scientists scratching their heads, prompting a field trip to the site in late November 2018.

Promoting Forest Resilience - One Acre at a Time

Promoting Forest Resilience - One Acre at a Time

11/20/2018

Northern Utah landowner Curtis Rex is creating fire breaks, clearing dead and dying timber, and improving wildlife habitat on a 70-acre restoration project, in partnership with NRCS and Utah DFFSL

Another Successful Forestry Practices Tour, Logan Canyon, September 2018

Another Successful Forestry Practices Tour, Logan Canyon, September 2018

10/04/2018

The Annual Forestry Practices Tour was hosted by Utah State University, Forestry Extension

Distinguished Forestry Professor, Dr. Jim Long Receives National Award

Distinguished Forestry Professor, Dr. Jim Long Receives National Award

08/23/2018

Society of American Foresters awards Dr. Jim Long Award in Forest Science. Distinguished Professor Dr. Jim Long retires.

LANDFIRE in the Intermountain West - Impacts, Collaboration, and Notes from the Field

LANDFIRE in the Intermountain West - Impacts, Collaboration, and Notes from the Field

08/03/2018

LANDFIRE in the intermountain west, The Nature Conservancy, sage brush, greater sage grouse