Southern Chapter Secretary
Laura Reuling is a researcher with the University of Minnesota in the silviculture program. Her current work involves studying stand and understory development in black spruce and tamarack after harvesting. Other projects she is currently involved in include analyzing stand structure and development of floodplain forests along the upper Mississippi River and the Adaptive Silviculture for Climate Change (ASCC) project. Prior to her work as a researcher with UMN, Laura received her master's degree from the University of Minnesota in Natural Resources Science and Management and then worked as a research scientist for the Wisconsin DNR studying alternative silviculture in northern hardwood forests, control methods for oak wilt, black ash silviculture in the face of EAB, and more. Outside of her work, Laura enjoys cross country skiing, biking in any season, and almost anything outdoors.