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Episode 11: Katie Fernholz

In Episode 11, Kyle talks with Katie Fernholz, president and CEO of Dovetail Partners, Inc. Katie has been a prominent member of Minnesota’s forestry community for a couple of decades now. Her work to advance forest certification and more recently innovations in the wood products sector have focused on the many ways that forestry can help solve some of society's greatest environmental problems. In fast-moving and insightful conversation, Katie and Kyle discuss her many leadership roles, challenges she has faced along the way, and how to advance change in the forestry profession. Music by Marshall Usinger. If you cannot see the audio controls, your browser does not support the audio element.

Episode 10: Mike Kilgore

In Episode 10, Eli discusses Minnesota's family forest owners with Mike Kilgore. Currently head of the University of Minnesota Department of Forest Resources, Mike has had a long career in research and service related to forest policy and economics. Family forest owners collectively control about 36% of Minnesota's forest land. Their decisions have profound influences on the state's timber supply as well as habitat availability and quality for forest-dependent wildlife. Mike discusses what we know about this diverse group of individuals and families. Music by Marshall Usinger. If you cannot see the audio controls, your browser does not support the audio element.