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S3|E15: Peter Dieser – Sometimes the imperfect plan bears the sweetest fruit

By Tom Davidson

Peter Dieser is the Minnesota Public Lands Coordinator for the American Bird Conservancy and is currently stationed at the Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge in Rochert, Minnesota. Peter switched his career track a couple of times while in school before landing in forestry and earning a M.S. in Natural Resources Science and Management from the University […]

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S3|E14: Tim Ackerman – If you’re the smartest person in the room, your asset level may be down pretty low

By Tom Davidson

Tim Ackerman is a Service Forester for the Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry in his home of Erie County, PA, and he is graduate of Penn State University with a degree in Forest Ecosystems Management. On today’s show, Tim discusses how he was introduced to forestry and some of the leadership lessons he learned while he […]

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S3|E13: Tera King – A good leader takes a little more than her share of the blame and little less than her share of the credit

By Tom Davidson

Tera King is a forester and partner at Northwest Management, Inc., a forestland and environmental management consulting firm based in Idaho, Montana, and Washington. Tera worked her way up through roles like backcountry ranger, trail crew, timber cruiser, and firefighter to being the leader of Northwest’s Management Services Division and acting CEO for their real […]

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S3|E12: Adam Foehringer – We’ve got to get into the high schools if we hope to attract future talent

By Tom Davidson

Adam Foehringer has a B.S. in Forest Management and a minor in Geographic Information Systems. While still in school at the University of Arkansas Monticello, he worked for the school forester manager and also interned for the Kingwood Forestry Services. After a range of experiences and jobs, he now works as a Forester for the […]

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S3|E11: Werner Krueger – We need to get over the ‘we know best’ mentality and work with folks in a more inclusive way

By Tom Davidson

Werner Krueger is a field forester with the Bureau of Land Management, and he is the 2017 State Chair of the Oregon Society of American Foresters. As you will hear in this episode, Werner has a very diverse career including volunteer service for the Peace Corps. Through his many experiences, Werner firmly believes that life […]

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