Dendrochronology of ponderosa pine and bur oak
Bur oak regeneration
Riparian forest restoration
Michigan State University, Forestry, Ph.D. 2001
West Virginia University, Forestry, M.S.F. 1993
University of Cincinnati, Chemistry, B.S. 1990
PLSC 219, Introduction to Prairie and Community Forestry
Provide statewide leadership in forestry and natural resource programs.
Develop and disseminate educational material and programs for county extension agents and citizens of North Dakota.
Provide workshops and training sessions in the field of forestry with an emphasis on pest identification and management.
Work with partnering agencies and organizations on various program opportunities, including establishment of demonstration sites.
Zeleznik, J. 2009. Economic impact of emerald ash borer on North Dakota communities, part one. City Scan (magazine of the ND League of Cities). 77(7): 16-17.
Zeleznik, J. 2009. Economic impact of emerald ash borer on North Dakota communities, part two. City Scan (magazine of the ND League of Cities). 77(8): 14-15.
Zeleznik, J. 2009. Economic impact of emerald ash borer on North Dakota communities, part three. City Scan (magazine of the ND League of Cities). 77(9): 20-23.
Zeleznik, J.D., J.A. Walla, J.J. Knodel, M. Kangas, P.A Glogoza, and C.L. Ruby. 2005. Insect and disease management guide for woody plants in North Dakota. NDSU Ext. Bull. F-1192 (Revised). 52p.
Zeleznik, J.D., and R. Zollinger. 2004. Weed control in tree plantings. NDSU Ext. Bull. W-1097 (Revised). 22p.
Zeleznik, J.D. 2007. Effects of apical meristem loss on sylleptic branching and growth of hybrid poplar. Biomass and Bioenergy. 31: 453-459.
Zeleznik, J.D., and D.I. Dickmann. 2004. Effects of high temperatures on fine roots of mature red pine (Pinus resinosa) trees. For. Ecol. Manage. 199: 395-409.
Professional memberships and certifications:
SAF – Society of American Foresters – Member since 1994
Certified Forester since 2006
ISA – International Society of Arboriculture – Member since 2002
Certified Arborist since 2004
ANREP – Association of Natural Resources Extension Professionals – Member since 2003
NDUCFA – North Dakota Urban and Community Forestry Association – Member since 2003