The forestry community
As a forestry student, you will soon learn that the
School of Forestry is a close-knit community. Get involved with others who have
a shared passion for the environment.
Forestry clubs and organizations
If you’re looking to get more involved within the university’s forestry community,
check out our forestry clubs and organizations.
Are you interested in forestry, ecology, botany, and the
environment? Get to know fellow forestry peers in the Northern Arizona University
Xi Sigma Pi
Xi Sigma Pi is a national forestry honor society which exists to foster scholarship in forestry students. Xi Sigma Pi was founded in 1908 at the University of Washington as an honor society meant to recognize excellence among students of traditional forest management. The Alpha Pi Chapter of Northern Arizona University was formed in 1975.
We are Northern Arizona University’s true lumberjacks, reflecting the roots of traditional forestry practices through Logging Sports.
NAU SAFE Chapter
The Student Association for Fire Ecology (SAFE) is a national student chapter affiliated with the Association for Fire Ecology (AFE),
and works to promote the application of fire ecology through science and education. NAU SAFE can be found on
or contacted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org..
Graduate Student Association
The Forestry Graduate Student Association (FGSA) provides a forum for
forestry graduate students to interact with one other, as well as faculty and
You can also find a complete list of graduate students in our graduate
admission, you will be encouraged to attend our annual fall weekend Forestry
Centennial Campout. Here, you will get to know your professors, meet new
students and explore your “new classroom”—the
47,500 acre NAU Centennial Forest. Orientation
information will be sent to you upon acceptance. For more information on the
campout, or to RSVP, contact Susan Bierer.
Forestry learning community: The tree house
No, our students don’t really live in a tree house. But a group of 30 freshman
forestry majors do live together in Reilly Hall—and together they share common
academic and extra-curricular activities--forming our tree house learning community.