Achievements

Publications and achievements submitted by our faculty, staff, and students.

  Louise Martin, Michael Mees, Mary Scanlan, Kegan Richards, and Ivy Sebring-Patton Forestry & Wildland Resources

HSU Rangeland Resource students Louise Martin, Michael Mees, Mary Scanlan, Kegan Richards, and Ivy Sebring-Patton have each been awarded a $5,000 Rustici Livestock and Rangeland Scholarship. This scholarship is offered through the California Farm Bureau Federation and is renewable annually. Congratulations!

Submitted: May 8, 2019

Faculty Andrew Stubblefield with Co -PI Genevieve Marchand Forestry & Wildland Resources

Received USDA Multicultural Scholars Award to provide outdoor leadership training and scholarships to Forestry Students ($162,000)

Submitted: April 29, 2019

Faculty David Baston, Susan Marshall, & Lucy Kerhoulas Forestry & Wildland Resources

Received Agricultural Research Institute Grant to study Phytophthora ($60,518).

Submitted: April 29, 2019

Student Kevin Soland Forestry & Wildland Resources

Presented poster at HSU’s INRSEP/CNRS Scientific Research Symposium: Physiology, growth, and immediate response to thinning in a second-growth redwood forest.

Submitted: April 29, 2019

Student Gabriel Goff Forestry & Wildland Resources

Selected to represent HSU at the CSU Research Competition with his investigation of conifer encroachment in northern California oak woodlands

Submitted: April 29, 2019

Faculty Erin Kelly & Lucy Kerhoulas Forestry & Wildland Resources

Principal Investigators for Save the Redwoods League’s Redwoods Rising Apprenticeship Program ($174,430).

Submitted: April 29, 2019

Faculty Lucy Kerhoulas Forestry & Wildland Resources

Received an RSCA Award to purchase a cavitation chamber for measuring tree drought resistance

Submitted: April 29, 2019

Student Susan Edinger Marshall, Joseph Seney (lecturer), Students: Nic Anderson, Tiffany Perez, Miles Ritch, Alexandra Urban, Daniel Guzman, Monica Pina Forestry & Wildland Resources

HSU participated for the first time in the Collegiate Soil Contest hosted by CalPoly SLO. Overall the HSU Team placed 19th out of 26 teams nationwide, but ranked #1 among teams from the 11 western states; higher than Land Grant Institutions such as Colorado State, Utah State, and University of Wyoming.

Submitted: April 29, 2019

Faculty Jeffrey Kane Forestry & Wildland Resources

Became a member of the Northwest Scientific Association’s Board of Directors

Submitted: April 29, 2019

Student Caroline Martorano, Jeffrey Kane Forestry & Wildland Resources

Presented a paper entitled “Long-term effectiveness of fuel reduction treatments in oak and chaparral stands of northern California” at the 90th annual conference of the Northwest Scientific Association in Lewisonton, ID.

Submitted: April 18, 2019

Faculty Jeffrey Kane Forestry & Wildland Resources

Presented a paper entitled “Effectiveness and impacts of girdling treatments in a conifer-encroached Oregon white oak woodland” at the 90th annual conference of the Northwest Scientific Association in Lewisonton, ID.

Submitted: April 18, 2019

Faculty Lucy Kerhoulas, Allyson Carroll, Jim Campbell-Spickler Forestry & Wildland Resources

Professor Lucy Kerhoulas and Research Associates Allyson Carroll and Jim Campbell-Spickler are featured in a five-year exhibit at the California Academy of Sciences called “Giants of Land and Sea.” The exhibit features their research on redwood trees. Read more about it here: https://www.kqed.org/science/1926434/the-giants-of-california-how-redwoods-and-whales-got-so-big

Submitted: February 7, 2019

Faculty Jeffrey Kane Forestry & Wildland Resources

Jeff Kane was invited to give a seminar entitled “Litter flammability of North American trees: Ecological insights and management implications” as part of the forestry seminar series at Purdue University on January 29th, 2019.

Submitted: January 30, 2019