MSUToday
Published: July 7, 2020

MSU researcher receives grant to evaluate forest resilience, recovery from wildfires

Contact(s): Cameron Rudolph Agriculture and Natural Resources Communications and Marketing office: 517-884-3866 rudolp31@msu.edu, Caroline Brooks Communications and Brand Strategy office: 517-432-0920 brooks78@msu.edu, Jessica Miesel Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences mieselje@msu.edu

Jessica Miesel, an assistant professor in the Michigan State University Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, is leading a team that received a $454,000 grant from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or CAL FIRE,  to explore the ability of forests to be resilient and recover from forest fires.

CAL FIRE contracts with local governments to protect 31 million acres of privately owned land across 36 of California’s 58 counties.

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Jessica Miesel, an assistant professor in the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences