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Category/Topic: women in forestry


By Tom Davidson

Today’s episode features Leslie A. C. Weldon, Deputy Chief for National Forest Systems with the USDA Forest Service. In this role, she is the executive responsible for national policy oversight and direction for Natural Resource programs, currently managing 193 million acres of National Forests and Grasslands. Leslie always wanted to get into forestry and credits […]

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By Tom Davidson

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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By Tom Davidson

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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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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By Tom Davidson

Stephanie Grubb is a forester for International Paper where she has served in various capacities in Virginia, South Carolina, and Tennessee. On this week’s show, Stephanie discusses why it’s important to be a quick learner and adapt to your environment. She also discusses some of the initial challenges she faced in formal leadership positions and […]

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