Announcements

Virtual Department Awards "Banquet" Saturday, April 24 from 7-8 pm

One of the things that makes our Forestry and Wildland Resources Department at HSU so special is the support that alumni and other donors give to our students. Every year, we have an awards banquet where we honor the recipients of scholarships and present our awards for: Academic Excellence in Forestry, Professional Promise in Forestry, and Outstanding Range students. This year, we are hosting our first-ever (maybe last-ever!) virtual Student Awards Banquet. We welcome scholarship donors and alumni for a brief ceremony on Saturday, April 24 from 7-8 pm.

Forestry Alumni Association hosts a virtual reception

The HSU Forestry Department and the Forestry Alumni Association recently hosted a virtual (Zoom) reception for alumni.  Check out the recording of the event here.

 

An oral history of the Schatz Tree Farm, by Cole J. Nichols

For his senior thesis project Cole Nichols, a Forestry: Resotration major completed an extensive oral history of the Schatz Tree Farm. The project objective of this project was document the knowledge and experiences of the long-term manager of the Schatz Tree Farm, Gordon Schatz, in order to better understand the land management objectives for the Tree Farm, and to help guide and inform future management plans that may be developed.

Aidan Leaf Mullin Scholarship

The Aidan Leaf Mullin Memorial Scholarship was recently established to honor Aidan Leaf Mullin by supporting an annual scholarship to Humboldt State University students interested in how soils can foster sustainable agriculture.  Scholarship applications are due 5pm March 26, 2021. More Information and Scholarship Application»

The New Concentration in Tribal Forestry Begins

In collaboration with the Native American Studies Department, the Department of Forestry and Wildland Resources is offering a new concentration in tribal forestry.  Read more about the concentration in the El Leñador article New Tribal Forestry concentration provides deeper understanding for future foresters.

 

Learn About Tribal Forestry at HSU

The Department of Forestry and Wildland Resources is offering a new concentration in Forestry, called Tribal Forestry, which officially began in September 2020.

A walk through Redwood Park in Arcata Community Forest with Latino Outdoors

Enjoy this terrific walk through Redwood Park in Arcata Community Forest with Jayrlin Molina, a Humboldt State University forestry major, and Latino Outdoors Humboldt Outings Leader, as she guides a virtual tour through the majestic redwoods of this terrific landscape.

HSU Forestry Student Featured in Winds of Change Magazine

HSU Forestry Student Christopher Villarruel was recently featured in Winds of Change Magazine

Forestry Club Annual Tree Sale

The 2019 Forestry Club annual tree sale will be starting December 7th! Catch us at Wildberries Marketplace in Arcata. Weekends we will be open from 11am-4pm and weekdays from 4pm-7pm!

Tree Sale Flyer

2020-2010 Scholarship Opportunities

It's Scholarship Time! There are a number of scholarship opportunities for Forestry & Wildland Resources students. Last year over $50,000 in scholarships were awarded to students in the department. Apply for many of these scholarships through HSU’s online scholarship application. The Humboldt Area Foundation 2020-2021 Ron Hoover Memorial Scholarship, James T. Brown Forestry Scholarship, and the Charles G and Helen W. Schober Memorial Scholarship application packets are now available online.

2019 Spring Awards Banquet and Logger Ball

The combined Spring Awards Banquet and Logger Ball was held Saturday night, April 13th, at Veteran Hall in Arcata. The Forestry Club ran both events and did a marvelous job.

At the Banquet, the Department awarded $78,000 in scholarships to over 50 of our students. All of this money comes from the generosity of our alumni. Award winners included Imri Vasale (Academic Excellence), James Lamping (Professional Promise), Sierra Berry and Tiffany Perez (Rangeland Resource Science

Outstanding Student Award). Dr. Kevin Boston was voted Teacher of the Year by the students.

Department Scholarship Applications 2019-2020

The 2019-2020 Ron Hoover Memorial Scholarship, James T. Brown Forestry Scholarship and the Charles G and Helen W. Schober Memorial Scholarship application packets are now available

2019 Redwoods Rising Apprenticeships

Applications for the 2019 Redwoods Rising Apprenticeship program are due Friday, February 22nd. Redwoods Rising is a new and unique collaboration between the California Department of Parks and Recreation, Redwood National Park, and Save the Redwoods League that integrates multiple disciplines to achieve landscape-scale ecosystem restoration.
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