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Forestry Educators

Season 7 | Community of the Sustainable Forestry and African American Land Retention Program (SFLR) | Episode 1

#100 | The most substantial reform of partition law in modern history: Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act

February 19, 2019 | Dr. Thomas Mitchell

Professor Thomas W. Mitchell is Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Program in Real Estate and Community Development Law at Texas A&M University School of Law. He also is a ground-breaking legal scholar and teacher who has been steadfast for more than 20 years in pursuing his heartfelt passion for helping disadvantaged people secure […]

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Season 5 - Professionals of Color in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 14

#81 | Get out of your box and go find some people of color to talk to about the profession

September 25, 2018 | Sam Cook

Sam Cook joins us once again on the Leadership Nature podcast for the Professionals of Color in Forestry and Natural Resources Season! Sam is the Executive Director of Forest Assets at North Carolina State University’s College of Natural Resources and Vice President for the Natural Resources Foundation Board. Sam has experience in nearly every aspect […]

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Season 5 | Professionals of Color in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 9

#76 | To be a good leader, you have to show that you can be a good follower

August 8, 2018 | Dr. Zakiya Leggett

Dr. Zakiya Leggett is a professor at North Carolina State University and College of Natural Resources. She currently teaches Introduction to Environmental Science and serves as the campus Director for the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars program, which helps undergraduate students who are interested in research experiences in conservation issues as well as encouraging diversity in […]

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Season 5 | Professionals of Color in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 8

#75 | Do your best; the rest falls on me

August 1, 2018 | Ron Smith

Ron Smith is a forester, teacher, pastor and leader, currently serving as Director of Forestry and Natural Resources for Tuskegee University. Prior to this, Ron had a distinguished 30+ year career with the US Forest Service, including Forester, District Ranger, and Administration Staff Officer to name a few positions. His professional preparation includes a BS […]

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Season 5 | Professionals of Color in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 6

#73 | We’ve got a planet to take care of, and it’s not just one group of people who are going to save it

July 18, 2018 | Dr. Stacy Nelson

Dr. Stacy Nelson is a professor in the College of Natural Resource’s Center for Geospatial Analytics at NC State University. Prior to this, Stacy was a NASA Graduate Research Fellow at the John C. Stennis Space Center and an Adjunct Professor for the Department of Math and Science at Lansing Community College. Stacy holds a […]

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Season 5 | Professionals of Color in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 5

#72 | Don’t let anyone make you the gazelle; I choose to be the lion!

July 11, 2018 | Dale Threatt-Taylor

Dale Threatt-Taylor is the District Director of the Wake Soil and Water Conservation District in Wake County, North Carolina. She is responsible for implementing the strategic goals of her Board of Supervisors, as well as working in alignment of the District goals with the Wake County Board of Commissioners work goals. She is known as […]

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Season 5 | Professionals of Color in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 4

#71 | Leadership is a verb; it’s a constant state of becoming, not something you arrive at

July 3, 2018 | Tony Cheng

Tony Cheng is Professor of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship and the Director of the Colorado Forest Restoration Institute (CFRI) at Colorado State University. The mission of CFRI is to translate science into actionable knowledge to address forest restoration and wildfire risk mitigation. Tony has a Ph.D. in Forestry from Oregon State University, a M.S. in […]

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Season 3 | Young Professionals in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 4

#39 | Leadership is a decision; great moments are born of great opportunities

August 31, 2017 | Anthony Rynish

Anthony Rynish is the owner of Rynish Forestry, Inc., a private forestry consulting business, and he is also a full-time faculty member at Fox Valley Technical College’s Natural Resource program in Wisconsin. In this show, Anthony discusses why he decided to get into teaching, offers advice for young professionals who are not quite sure what […]

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Season 1 | People You Should Know in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 16

#16 | Align personal success with the organization’s success

January 11, 2017 | Dr. Richard Porterfield

Dr. Richard Porterfield is retired from at least two careers, including Dean of the Warner School of Forestry and Natural Resources at UGA and Champion International. Dick’s forestry and business education is just as impressive, including a BS in forestry and economics from Ohio State, a MS from North Carolina State and a Ph.D. from […]

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Season 1 | People You Should Know in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 14

#14 | A learning mindset is a critical skill for foresters

December 28, 2016 | Steve Bullard

Dr. Steven H. Bullard is the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Stephen F. Austin State University. He has both a B.S. in Forestry as well as a M.S. in Forest Management-Economics from Mississippi State University. In 1983, Dr. Bullard earned his Ph.D. in Forest Management-Economics from Virginia Tech. On this week’s episode, […]

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