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State Foresters

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 1 | People You Should Know in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 9

#9 | Leaders, be prepared to disappoint some people

October 27, 2016 | Doug Decker

Doug Decker is the recently retired State Forester at the Oregon Department of Forestry and is now director of Portland State University’s Executive Seminar Program in Natural Resources. He is also a historian at alamedahistory.org and is widely hailed as a strong communicator and leader. Doug has been in the forestry community since 1987 and […]

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Season 1 | People You Should Know in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 7

#7 | You can’t be successful if everyone hates you. At the same time, you can’t be everybody’s friend

October 5, 2016 | Bill Crapser

Bill Crapser is currently the State Forester for the Wyoming State Forestry Division and president of the National Association of State Foresters. Bill is a well-accomplished forester who admits that being the boss isn’t always easy. He says that it is a delicate balance between respecting others and making those tough decisions. Bill admits that […]

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Season 1 | People You Should Know in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 4

#4 | As a Leader, it’s important to remove barriers and limitations for your team

September 15, 2016 | Bettina Ring

At the time of this interview, Bettina Ring was the State Forester for the Commonwealth of Virginia; however, she has since become Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry for the Commonwealth. Bettina has a long history in the conservation and forestry sectors. In this week’s episode, Bettina offers advice to forestry and natural resource students who […]

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Season 1 | People You Should Know in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 3

#3 | Learn how to be a sponge, and listen more than you speak

September 7, 2016 | Henry E. (Gene) Kodama

At the time of this interview, Gene Kodama was the South Carolina State Forester with decades of leadership wisdom to share. Gene was fortunate enough to have some great mentors during the first few years of his professional career and a Father who made a lifelong impression on him (and now us). In this episode […]

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