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Women in Forestry

Season 5 | Professiinals of Color in Forestry and Natural Resouces | Episode 10

#77 | My legacy is not what I do now, it’s what I leave for later

August 15, 2018 | Tina Terrell

Tina Terrell is a professional forester, manager and leader in the U.S. Forest Service and has built a legacy in her 34 years with the agency. On this show, you’ll learn more about how Ms. Terrell worked her way up from co-op student doing forest inventory analysis to her current role as Acting Associate Chief […]

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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 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 3 | Young Professionals in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 20

#55 | Grow your people, and the people will grow the business

December 20, 2017 | Laura Parker

Laura Parker is the Manager of Forest Planning and Analysis for American Forest Management, Inc., where she delivers strategic and tactical forest planning solutions for a wide range of clients. Laura has been with American Forest Management for a little over 14 years and speaks highly of the role models and company culture there. Find […]

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Season 3 | Young Professionals in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 19

#54 | You don’t have to speak loudly to be heard

December 13, 2017 | Nicole Belhumeur

Nicole Belhumeur is an ISA Certified Arborist who earned her Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture at the University of Rhode Island. Nicole began her career at a landscape architecture firm before finding a passion for tree care. Today she is an arborist and corporate recruiter for Bartlett Tree Experts in the United States ad Canada. […]

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Season 3 | Young Professionals in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 16

#51 | Make yourself a leader!

November 22, 2017 | Laurie Raskin

Laurie Raskin is a forestry consultant who earned her B.S. in Forest Management and Forest Resources Management from the State University of New York, College of Environmental Sciences and Forestry. Prior to this, Laurie worked for the U.S. Forest Service, Finch Paper, and Wagner Hardwoods among other roles before opening her own consulting business earlier […]

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Season 3 | Young Professionals in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 15

#50 | Just because there is no protocol for something doesn’t mean we can’t make our own

November 17, 2017 | Jenny Knoth

Jenny Knoth is the Director of Environmental Affairs for Green Crow Corporation in Port Angeles, Washington where she splits her time between fieldwork and forest policy. Jenny has a BS in Microbiology from the University of Washington, a MS in Forest Genetics from NC State University, and a PhD in Forest Sciences from the University […]

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Season 3 | Young Professonals in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 12

#47 | A good leader takes a little more than her share of the blame and little less than her share of the credit

October 25, 2017 | Tera King

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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Season 3 | Young Professonals in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 8

#43 | Your actions will delineate and define you; people remember how you act and react

September 28, 2017 | Heather Slayton

Heather Slayton is a forester for the Tennessee Division of Forestry, has a B.S. in Forestry from Virginia Tech, and is currently working on her Master’s at the University of Tennessee. After graduating from Tech, Heather worked as a forester in Virginia and North Carolina before moving to Tennessee. Right now, Heather works as the […]

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Season 3 | Young Professionals in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 5

#40 | Say “yes” to everything because you never know what that will mean for your future

September 6, 2017 | Whitney Schimke

Whitney Schimke is a forestry graduate of Humboldt State University and currently works for C&D Lumber in Southern Oregon. Whitney’s parents were both foresters, but growing up, she wanted nothing to do with the profession! Over time, the forest kept calling her back, and now in her adult years she believes she has the perfect […]

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