Tree Frog Forestry News

Colorado State University launches new graduate certificate in silviculture

By Karina Puikkonen
Colorado State University
February 13, 2020
Category: Forestry
Region: United States, US West

Scott Johnson

…Colorado State University now offers forestry professionals a new opportunity to expand their expertise and knowledge, with a new Graduate Certificate in Advanced Silviculture for the Practicing Forester… through CSU Online. This program offers additional training to people with a forestry or natural resources degree and related work experience, and is designed to be accessible for working professionals. Linda Nagel, professor… said “We’ve approached building the certificate with an adaptive management framework in mind,” Nagel explained. “It helps professionals think about uncertain conditions and futures while building on foundational ecology and silvicultural principles.” …“Creating a flexible online platform was a way to build a robust learning experience that people can access and not have to leave their local place of work to do so,” she said.

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