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Joseph Zeleznik, Ph.D.
Extension Forester
212 Walster Hall
701-231-8143
joseph.zeleznik@ndsu.edu

 

Research interests:
Dendrochronology of ponderosa pine and bur oak 
Bur oak regeneration
Riparian forest restoration 

Education:
Michigan State University, Forestry, Ph.D. 2001 
West Virginia University, Forestry, M.S.F. 1993 
University of Cincinnati, Chemistry, B.S. 1990 

Courses Taught: 
PLSC 219, Introduction to Prairie and Community Forestry 

Extension Responsibilities: 
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.

Selected Publications:
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 


Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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Range Science Program
School of Natural Resources Science
North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8901 - Fax: (701) 231-7861
Campus address: Walster Hall 106
Mailing address: Dept 7680 PO Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Barb Magnusson

Last Updated: Monday, January 23, 2012 8:20:29 AM