Faculty and Staff

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
Selected Publications:
  • Zeleznik, J. 2009. 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