Latest News

Our facebook page contains most of our latest news. Occasionally, however, we will post unique items here.

September 6, 2012 - Wildlife Corridors and Genetic Diversity

Professor Paul Beier was featured on the September 3rd edition of the Academic Minute, a syndicated podcast produced by Northeast Public Radio that features faculty from around the country and the work that they do. In his podcast, Dr. Beier discussed the issue of wildlife corridors and genetic diversity, including some of the work being done by his lab group.

August 29, 2012 - SAF Student Chapter

Our Society of American Foresters Student Chapter has been selected as the 2012 Outstanding Student Chapter! This is the second time in the past several years that our chapter has won this national award. In addition to congratulating the student members of the club, we’d like to congratulate Denver Hospodarsky for his excellent work as the chapter’s advisor. As the club members are fond of saying, this is once again a case of “Total Domination!”

July 2, 2012 - Wildfires

Peter Fulé talked to the Los Angeles Times about the "perfect confluence" of factors fueling fires such as Colorado's Waldo Canyon fire.

May 17, 2012 - Podcasts

The spring 2012 podcasts from our Forest Stand Dynamics course are now available.

May 2, 2012 - School of Forestry Alumnus

Mike Landrum, Silviculturist with the US Forest Service and 1977 NAU School of Forestry alumnus, discusses reforestation work in California and the legacy that forestry can leave for future generations.

February 1, 2012 - New Forestry Fellowship Program

School of Forestry and School of Communication recently received a $251,500 grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, National Needs Graduate Fellowship Program to fund and train five Forestry graduate students to interpret, synthesize, and communicate to forest managers current research findings (i.e., research translation). Contact Dr. Tom Kolb ( for more information. Deadline for applicants is March 15th, 2012.

November 23, 2011 - "A meal with legs."

"The chocolate-covered crickets, the mealworm brownies, the stir-fried larvae — it was a real smorgasbug."  (The Arizona Daily Sun)