Students in the wood doing research with the leaves on the ground

The great aim of education is not knowledge but action. —Herbert Spencer

Forest Ecology and Management—MS

Fast Facts

  • Faculty in the School are among the most productive in the nation, according to independent studies published in the Journal of Forestry and released by Academic Analytics.
  • Michigan Tech leads the world’s longest study on predator-prey relationships, the fifty year investigation of wolves and moose on Isle Royale.

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Graduate Programs in Forest Ecology and Management

Michigan Tech is located in an area of high wetland abundance and biodiversity -- the ideal location for study and research of ecosystem and organismal functions. The campus community is surrounded by one of the largest forested areas in the eastern United States and enjoys multiple water resources, including Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake in the world.

Research areas range from climate change and invasive species to carbon production and the dynamics of wildlife and insect populations.

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