Experience You Can Trust


Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 

Master of Forestry


Northern Michigan University - Marquette, MI 

B.S. Environmental Science 


Monteverde Biology Station, Costa Rica – Biology/Ecology coursework



  • Michigan Registered Forester (#46071)

  • SAF Certified Forester (No. 306768) 

  • NRCS certified Technical Service Provider (TSP)

  • Forest Stewardship Certified plan writer

  • SFI Qualified Logging Professional (# 4841)

  • Michigan BMP Audit Team 

  • Former Chairman - Western Upper Peninsula Tree Farm Committee (District 1A)

  • American Tree Farm Inspector (I.D. 152124)

  • MI DNR Timber Marker and Cruiser Certified

  • Commercial Pesticide Applicator: Forest Pathology and Right-of-Way Certification (# C001150005)

  • National Wildfire Coordinating Group training -   S-130, S-190, I-100 and L-180

  • NHLA Certificate - Lumber Grading (40 hours)

  • Medic First Aid (CPR, AED, Adult First Aid)

  • Climate Change/Forest Adaptation workshop (NIACS)

Samantha Jones, Project Manager