Daniel C. Dey

USDA Forest Service, USA


Daniel C. Dey began his forestry career in 1979 as a Forester with the US Forest Service, Tongass National Forest. Later, he transferred to work on the Nez Perce National Forest in Idaho until 1987. He received his Ph.D. degree in silviculture in 1991 from the University of Missouri. His first research assignment was with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, where he worked for 5 years on oak regeneration issues throughout central and southern Ontario. Briefly, He supervised the forest research group for the Missouri Department of Conservation before accepting his current position with the Northern Research Station, US Forest Service in 1998. His work in silviculture focuses on regeneration problems in upland hardwood-pine forests, bottomland forests, and afforestation of agricultural fields. He also works in restoring oak/pine woodlands and savannas, and using a prescribed fire to restore and manage fire-dependent species and systems. His collaboration with Dr. Richard Guyette in fire history includes work done in Ontario and the eastern United States.

Biography Updated on 24 August 2008

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