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Women in Forestry

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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Season 3 | Young Professionals in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 2

#37 | A lot of my favorite leaders are like stage managers. You never see them in the spotlight, but they keep things moving

August 11, 2017 | Allison Ginn

Allison Ginn is Utah’s National Conservation Lands Program Lead for the Bureau of Land Management. She provides statewide support for issues related to designated wilderness, Wilderness Study Areas, Wild and Scenic Rivers, National Monuments, National Conservation Areas, and more. Allison has a M.S. in Natural Resources from the University of Georgia and a B.S. in […]

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Season 2 | Women in Forestry | Episode 19

#35 | As a leader, their successes are my successes

July 26, 2017 | Rachel Reyna

Rachel Reyna is a Certified Forester and Certified Arborist who has worked for the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resource, Bureau of Forestry, in various capacities and with increasing responsibilities since 2001. Currently Chief of Rural and Community Forestry, Rachel has a BS in Forestry from Louisiana State University and a Masters of Agriculture […]

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Season 2 | Women in Forestry | Episode 18

#34 | Look for opportunities to be a leader without being a manager

July 20, 2017 | Stephanie Grubb

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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