Frederick "Skip" Smith is a professor in the Department of Forest, Rangeland and Watershed Stewardship, Ecology of forest productivity and silviculture of forest stands for multiple outputs. Responsibilities at Colorado State include undergraduate teaching in silviculture and growth and yield prediction, graduate instruction in ecology of forest production, and administer mid-career training program for USDA Forest Service foresters. He also specializes in silvicultural, or regeneration, treatments used to manage beetle risk and forest management response to restoring forests following beetle attacks.
Other Research Interests
Leaf area, production and carbo allocation relations in single and mixed species forest stands; ,amipulation of forest structure to create wildlife habitat; Long-term development of subalpine forest communities
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