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Richard HauerRichard Hauer, Ph.D.

Professor

Contact Information
Phone: (715) 346-3642
Fax: (715) 346-3624
E-mail: rhauer@uwsp.edu
Office: TNR 323



Education

  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2005. Urban Forestry
  • M.S., University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign, 1995. Tree Biology / Urban Forest Health
  • B.S., University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 1992. Urban Forestry / Botany
  • A.A.S., University of Minnesota-Waseca, 1987. Horticulture Technology

Professional Affiliations

  • International Society of Arboriculture (1987 to Present)
    • Education Goods and Services Committee (2005 to present)
    • Education Program co-chair 2006 Annual Conference (2005 to 2006)
  • Minnesota Society of Arboriculture (1987 to Present)
    • President (2002 and 2003)
    • Vice-president (2001)
    • Education and Research Committee (1999 to 2003)
    • Electrical Hazard Awareness Program (1999 to 2003)
    • Awards Committee (2002 to 2003)
  • Minnesota Shade Tree Advisory Committee
    • Executive Board Member (2001 to 2003)
    • Forest Health Subcommittee (1998 to 2003)
    • Research and Education Subcommittee (1998 to 2003)
  • Student Society of Arboriculture (University of Minnesota, 1997 to 1998)
    • Communications Director and Newsletter Editor (1997 and 1998 academic years)
    • Chair of fund raising events (1997)
  • Student Society of Arboriculture (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 1988 to 1992)
    • Organization co-advisor
    • President (1990 to 1991 academic year)
    • Arbor Day Chair (1990 and 1991)
    • Tree Nursery Chair (1990)
  • Society of American Foresters (1999 to present)
  • Wisconsin Arborist Association (1989 to Present)
    • Board of Directors (2005 to present)
    • Executive Position Ad Hoc Committee (2005 to present)

Courses Taught

  • FOR 232: Dendrology and Silvics (Annually)
  • FOR 319: Land Surveying (Annually)
  • FOR 312: Amenity Forestry – Landscape Aesthetics (Annually)
  • FOR 333: Urban Forestry (Annually)
  • FOR 342: Urban Trees and Shrubs (Annually)
  • FOR 385: Applied Principles of Landscape Architecture (Annually)
  • FOR 424: Forest Pathology (Spring 2006)
  • FOR 435: Nursery Operations and Management (Annually)
  • FOR 499: Independent Study in Urban Forestry Topics (On-Demand)
  • FOR 796: Advanced Topics in Urban Forestry (Alternate Years)
  • NR 1NR 151: Ecological Basis of Natural Resource Management (lab instructor, Spring 2004)

Select Publications

Hauer, R.J. and G.R. Johnson. 2008. Approaches Within the 50 United States to Meeting Federal Requirements for Urban and Community Forestry Assistance Programs. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry. 34(5):280-289

Hauer, R.J., C.J. Casey Widerstrand, and R.W. Miller. 2008. Advancement in State Government Involvement in Urban and Community Forestry in the 50 United States: Changes in Program Status from 1986 to 2002. Ar. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry. 34(1):5-12

Hauer, R.J. and G.R. Johnson. 2008. State Urban and Community Forestry Program Funding, Technical Assistance, and Financial Assistance within the 50 United States. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry. 34(5):280-289

Hanna-Somers, N.A., R.J. Hauer, J.S. Willett, and J.F. Langowski, Jr. 1997. Water Planning Tools for Fixed Military Installations. Federal Facilities Environmental Journal. 8:101-113.

Hauer, R.J. and J.O. Dawson. 1996. Growth and Iron Sequestering of Pin Oak (Quercus palustris) Seedlings Inoculated with Soil Containing Ectomycorrhizal Fungi. Journal of Arboriculture. 22:122-130

Hauer, R.J., R.W. Miller, and D.M. Ouimet. 1994. Street Tree Decline and Construction Damage. Journal of Arboriculture. 20:94-97

Hauer, R.J., W.S. Wang, and J.O. Dawson. 1993. Ice Storm Damage to Urban Trees. Journal of Arboriculture. 19:187-194

Honors and Awards

  • 2009, Student Nomination for Outstanding Teacher, UWSP College of Natural Resources
  • 2008, University Scholar Award, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point
  • 2008, CNR Scholarship Award, UWSP College of Natural Resources
  • 2008, Student Nomination for Outstanding Teacher, UWSP College of Natural Resources
  • 2007, CNR Outstanding Professional Service Award,UWSP College of Natural Resources
  • 2007, Student Nomination for Outstanding Teacher, UWSP College of Natural Resources
  • 2006, Student Nomination for Outstanding Teacher, UWSP College of Natural Resources
  • 2006, Faculty Nomination for Outstanding Teacher, UWSP College of Natural Resources
  • 2004, Minnesota Society of Arboriculture Toothless Saw Award
  • 2003, Federated Garden Clubs of Minnesota Scholarship in Horticulture and Forestry
  • 2003, University of Minnesota, Waseca Alumni Association Alumni Graduate Scholarship
  • 2002, Minnesota Association of Professional Employees Scholarship
  • 2002, Society of American Foresters Certified Forester, Certification # 1343
  • 2002, Leiton E. Nelson Graduate Scholarship
  • 2001, Association of Natural Resource Education Professionals Gold Award
  • 2000, Minnesota Department of Agriculture Annual Employee Achievement Award
  • 2000, USDOT Merit Award, Member of the Interagency Living Snowfence Task Force

 

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