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Season 4 | Episode 1

The King’s Pine

Feb. 6, 2023

Hear from Dr. William Livingston at the University of Maine as we explore the health and management of white pine.

Season 4 | Episode 2

Climate Castaways

March 1, 2023

Explore the complex issue of human-assisted movement of tree seed or seedlings with Dr. Carrie Pike, forest regeneration specialist with the U.S. Forest Service.

Season 4 | Episode 3

Syrup with Saps

April 1, 2023

Mark Isselhardt, Extension maple specialist with the University of Vermont, helps us unpack the fundamentals of sap production, sugar bush management, and how the industry has changed in the 21st century.

Season 4 | Episode 4

How Now Brown Cow?

May 1, 2023

We discuss what silvopasture is and is not, with Rich Straight of the U.S. Forest Service’s National Agroforestry Center.

Season 4 | Episode 5

The Seedling and the Flame

June 1, 2023

Everyone knows that oak and fire go together like peanut butter and jelly! Dr. Brose from U.S. Forest Service Northern Research Station has developed key silvicultural applications of fire to regenerate and sustain oak forests and woodlands.

Season 4 | Episode 6

Green Side Up

July 1, 2023

Achieving tree planting success is a lot more complicated than just planting “Green Side Up.” Join us as we dig into the knowledge base of the Wisconsin DNR Reforestation Program staff.

Season 4 | Episode 7

​The Cedar Club

Aug. 1, 2023

Get to know “The Cedar Club,” a passionate group of forest practitioners and researchers who have been tackling the cedar management question for the past 23 years.

Season 4 | Episode 8


Sept. 1, 2023

Join Dr. Sean Jeronimo to learn about the ICO method (Individuals, Clumps, and Openings), a stand-level tool developed to help foresters restore the patterns found in pine-mixed conifer forests shaped by fire disturbance.

Season 4 | Episode 9

Vision of Chief Oshkosh

Oct. 1, 2023

This month we explore the silviculture practices on the Menominee Forest to highlight that indigenous peoples have been managing forest vegetation for various purposes for generations, accumulating a great understa​nding of how forest ecosystems work.

Season 4 | Episode 10

White Oak, Whiskey, and Wildlife

Dec. 6, 2023

It’s hard to overstate the importance of white oak (Quercus alba) to forest products, wildlife habitat, and ecosystem services. Join Dr. Jeff Stringer, one of the fou​​nders of the White Oak Initiative, as we discuss ways to promote the long-term sustainability of white oak forests.

Season 4 | Episode 11

The Art of Silviculture

Dec. 12, 2023

The official Society of American Foresters definition of silviculture described it both as an art and a science. During the Season 4 finale, we talk with Dr. Marcella Windmuller-Campione, associate professor of silviculture at the University of Minnesota, about keeping the creativity in silviculture and the importance of being a lifelong learner.


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