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Linda Nagel

Professor and Department Head

Forest & Rangeland Stewardship

Contact Information:

Phone: (970) 491-2840


Professor and Department Head, Forest and Rangeland Stewardship

Interests & Studies:

Adaptive Management
Climate Change
Restoration Ecology
Forest Vegetation Dynamics
Applied Forest Ecology


BS in Biology from South Dakota State University , Brookings, SD , 1994

PhD in Forestry from University of Montana , Missoula, MT , 2000

MS in Natural Resource Sciences from Washington State University , Pullman, WA , 1997

Google Scholar Profile



Assessment of user needs during the modernization of the Forest Vegetation Simulator
In proceedings of 2017 Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS) e-Conference, 1-2 , 2017
Tinkham, W.Nagel, L., & Roske, M.

Selected Articles:

Vernal Pool Inventory and Classification at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Michigan, USA
Natural Areas Journal , 124-136 , 36, 2016
Previant, W.J. and L.M. Nagel

Habitat Types – What They Can Tell Us Now and in the Future
Applied Ecology and Environmental Research , 893-913 , 13(3), 2015
Windmuller-Campione, M., J. Kotar and L.M. Nagel

A Practical Approach for Translating Climate Change Adaptation Principles into Forest Management Actions
Journal of Forestry , 424-433 , 112(5), 2014
Janowiak, M.K., C.W. Swanston, L.M. Nagel, L.A. Brandt, P. Butler, S. Handler, D. Shannon, L. Iverson, M. Powers, A. Prasad and M. Peters

Forest diversity and structure surrounding vernal pools in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Michigan, USA
Wetlands , 1073-1083 , 34, 2014
Previant, W.J. and L.M. Nagel

Sustainability of the selection system in northern hardwood forests
Forest Science , 374-381 , 60(2), 2014
Pond, N.C., R.E. Froese and L.M. Nagel

The stand: revisiting a central concept in forestry
Journal of Forestry , 335-340 , 111(5), 2013
O’Hara, K.L. and L.M. Nagel


Society for Ecological Restoration

Society for Range Management

Society of American Foresters

American Geophysical Union

Ecological Society of America