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Department of forestry and wildland resources at humboldt state university
Department of Forestry and Wildland Resources at Humboldt State University


Our forestry program is known for
Our Forestry Program Is Known For:

  • Being student-centered

  • Providing hands-on instruction

  • Having a field orientation where almost all courses have outdoor labs

  • Focusing on Forest Management

  • Providing a variety of academic options to appeal to diverse interests

  • Producing highly employable graduates


Course environment
Course Environment

  • Lectures typically have 20 to 40 students

  • Labs typically have 12 to 24 students

  • Lectures and labs are taught by professors

  • Lecture rooms have computer and audio/visual equipment

  • Most courses have labs

  • Courses can have a mix of outdoor and indoor labs


Outdoor laboratory experiences
Outdoor Laboratory Experiences

Fuel inventory in Redwood National Park

Measuring vegetation in the Community Forest


Outdoor laboratory experiences1
Outdoor Laboratory Experiences

Learning about trees and shrubs

Tree pruning in silviculture lab


Outdoor laboratory experiences2
Outdoor Laboratory Experiences

Watershed field trip

Prescribed burning


Indoor laboratory experiences
Indoor Laboratory Experiences

Working on a capstone project at the LW Schatz Tree Farm

Working on tree physiology lab


Indoor laboratory experiences1
Indoor Laboratory Experiences

Vegetation map of a portion of Whiskeytown NRA

Mill Creek, Del Norte County


Our faculty work closely with students
Our Faculty Work Closely With Students

Prof. John Stuart helping a student to key out a tree species.

Prof. Bill Sise giving instruction in the use of an increment borer.


Foresters work in a variety of ecosystems

Forests

Woodlands

Parklands

Shrublands

Deserts

Riparian Zones

Foresters Work in a Variety of Ecosystems


Forests del norte redwoods state park
ForestsDel Norte Redwoods State Park


Forests mill creek del norte county
ForestsMill Creek, Del Norte County


Woodlands whiskeytown national recreation area
WoodlandsWhiskeytown National Recreation Area


Parklands parker lake california
ParklandsParker Lake, California


Shrublands whiskeytown national recreation area
ShrublandsWhiskeytown National Recreation Area


Deserts andreas canyon santa rosa mountains
DesertsAndreas Canyon, Santa Rosa Mountains


Riparian zones headwaters
Riparian Zones & Headwaters

Canoe Creek

Whiskeytown Falls



We offer a bachelor of science degree with a major in forestry and options in
We Offer a Bachelor of Science Degree With a Major in Forestry and Options in:

  • Forest Hydrology

  • Forest Production Management

  • Forest Resource Conservation

  • Forest Soils

  • Wildland Fire Management

See our web site for specifics on each option, http://www.humboldt.edu/~fwr/


Option in forest hydrology
Option in Forest Hydrology Forestry and Options in:

North Fork Caspar Creek

Stream gauging station Freshwater Creek


Option in forest production management
Option in Forest Production Management Forestry and Options in:

Recently harvested site

Steve Jolley

Low impact harvesting


Option in forest resource conservation
Option in Forest Resource Conservation Forestry and Options in:

Wilderness field trip in the Klamath Mountains

Field trip to Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park


Option in forest soils
Option in Forest Soils Forestry and Options in:

Students classifying soils

Assessing forest soils for sustainable production


Option in wildland fire management
Option in Wildland Fire Management Forestry and Options in:

Yellowstone crown fire (Jim Peaco)

Field trip to the Canoe Fire in Humboldt Redwoods State Park


We also offer minors in
We Also Offer Minors in: Forestry and Options in:

  • Forestry

  • Watershed Management

  • Fire Ecology



L w schatz demonstration tree farm
L. W. Schatz Forestry and Options in: Demonstration Tree Farm

The 385-acre tree farm is used by students for labs and capstone projects.


Arcata community forest
Arcata Community Forest Forestry and Options in:

The 622-acre forest can be reached in a 5-minute walk from the Forestry Building.


Freshwater forest
Freshwater Forest Forestry and Options in:

A 320-acre experimental forest only 10-minutes from campus


Private timberlands
Private Timberlands Forestry and Options in:

Hundred of thousands of acres of private timberlands are available for use.


National and state parks
National and State Parks Forestry and Options in:

Numerous federal, state, county, and municipal parklands can be found within a 1-hour drive from campus.

Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park

Patrick’s Point State Park


Six rivers national forest
Six Rivers National Forest Forestry and Options in:

View from Bear Basin Butte Lookout

Lake in the Trinity Alps


Some of our teaching facilities

Forestry Stockroom Forestry and Options in:

Forestry Herbarium

Forestry Greenhouse

Watershed Management Facilities

Tree Physiology Lab

Spatial Analysis Lab

Forest Engineering Lab

Forest Health/Fire Lab

McLean Computer Lab

Some of Our Teaching Facilities


Forestry stockroom
Forestry Stockroom Forestry and Options in:


Forestry herbarium
Forestry Herbarium Forestry and Options in:


Forestry greenhouse
Forestry Greenhouse Forestry and Options in:

Dye translocation in redwood seedlings


Watershed management facilities
Watershed Management Facilities Forestry and Options in:

Piezometer groundwater Study field at the Schatz Tree Farm

Tree interception stemflow measurement field at the Schatz Tree Farm

One of our three recording streamflow turbidity and suspended sediment sampling stations in the Elk River Basin – Humboldt County, California


Tree physiology lab
Tree Physiology Lab Forestry and Options in:

Using a pressure bomb to detect water stress

Nutrient Analysis


Spatial analysis lab
Spatial Analysis Lab Forestry and Options in:

GIS map of the Klamath River Basin

Del Norte Redwoods State Park


Mclean computer lab donated by the mel mclean foundation
McLean Computer Lab Forestry and Options in:Donated by the Mel McLean Foundation

12-station lab available for forestry students to work on assignments

Working on a computation lab


Forestry building lounge
Forestry Building Lounge Forestry and Options in:

A gathering place for studying, socializing, and meetings


L w schatz lecture
L. W. Schatz Lecture Forestry and Options in:

Annual lecture sponsored by the LW Schatz Demonstration Tree Farm for the benefit of the campus community


Student activities
Student Activities Forestry and Options in:

  • Student Chapter of the Society of American Foresters

  • Forestry Club

  • HSU Logging Sports Team

  • Student Association for Fire Ecology

  • Xi Sigma Pi – Honorary Academic Forestry Fraternity


Student chapter of the society of american foresters
Student Chapter of the Society of American Foresters Forestry and Options in:

North American Quiz Bowl Champions

Students attending national convention


Student saf chapter participating in land use decisions
Student SAF chapter participating in land use decisions Forestry and Options in:

Jackson Demonstration State Forest Student Stakeholder Group


Forestry club
Forestry Club Forestry and Options in:

  • One of HSU's oldest student clubs

  • Strives to build teamwork skills

  • Learn about forestry issues

  • Support fellow forestry students

  • Open to all students irrespective of major

  • Serves a social and professional role.


Forestry club activities
Forestry Club Activities Forestry and Options in:

  • Parties

    • Halloween

    • Christmas

    • And others

  • Bowling

  • BBQ’ing

  • Mill tours


Forestry club activities cont
Forestry Club Activities Forestry and Options in:cont.

  • Christmas tree sale

  • Blood drive

  • Guest speakers

  • Movie nights

  • Pizza feeds

  • Camping

  • Bonfires


Hsu logging sports team
HSU Logging Sports Team Forestry and Options in:

  • Assn. of Western Forestry Club Competitions

  • Logtoberfest

  • California conclaves


Logging sports team cont
Logging Sports Team Forestry and Options in:cont.

Cross-cut sawing

Axe throwing


Student association for fire ecology
Student Association for Fire Ecology Forestry and Options in:

  • Observe fire use/prescribed burns

  • Make connections for summer work opportunities

  • Burn parties (get together and burn stuff!)

Prescribed burn at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area


Student association for fire ecology cont
Student Association for Forestry and Options in:Fire Ecology cont.

  • Attend regional and national fire ecology symposiums

  • Fire seminar


Xi sigma pi academic forestry fraternity
Xi Sigma Pi Forestry and Options in:Academic Forestry Fraternity

The Objectives of

Xi Sigma Pi are:

  • To secure and maintain a high standard of scholarship in forestry education

  • To work for improvement in the forestry profession

  • To promote a fraternal spirit among those engaged in activities related to the forest


Annual awards banquet
Annual Awards Banquet Forestry and Options in:

Held near the end of Spring Semester, the annual Awards Banquet is an opportunity for students and faculty to get to know each other outside of the classroom and to celebrate the achievements of outstanding students.


Scholarships

Dillard-Bailey Forestry and Options in:

Robert Cary

Brian Gibbs

Ron Hoover

Jerry Partain

Ed Pierson

Charles G. and Helen W. Schober

Stihl Heroism Award

James T. Brown

Scholarships



Who do our alumni work for based on a survey of 561 business cards
Who Do Our Alumni Work For? Majors?(Based on a survey of 561 business cards)


Reasons to become a forester
Reasons to Become a Majors?Forester

  • Help to maintain healthy, productive forests

  • Work in sustainable forestry

  • Solve land management problems

  • Excellent employment opportunities

  • Great variety of career paths

  • Work in the out-of-doors

  • Live in forested landscapes


Reasons to study forestry and wildland resources at hsu
Reasons to Study Forestry and Majors?Wildland Resources atHSU

  • Strong curriculum with 5 options

  • Excellent employment record

  • Program emphasizes management and problem-solving

  • Campus surrounded by millions of forested acres

  • Rural environment

  • Relatively inexpensive

  • Program accredited by the Society of American Foresters


Reasons to study forestry wildland resources at hsu cont
Reasons to Study Forestry & Majors?Wildland Resources at HSUcont.

  • Great variety of club, student, and recreational activities

  • Supportive students, faculty, and staff

  • Students can enhance their education by taking courses in other high quality Natural Resource programs

    • Rangeland Resource Science

    • Wildland Soils

    • NR Planning and Interpretation

    • Wildlife

    • Fisheries


For more information contact
For More Information, Contact: Majors?

  • Department Web Site, http://www.humboldt.edu/~fwr/

  • Dr. Ken Fulgham, Chair

    Dept. of Forestry and Wildland Resources

    1 Harpst St.

    Arcata, CA 95521

    707-826-3935, [email protected]

  • Ms. Gayleen Smith, Admin. Support Coord.

    Dept. of Forestry and Wildland Resources

    1 Harpst St.

    Arcata, CA 95521

    707-826-3935, [email protected]




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