Brian is the Forest Inventory Analyst for the Wisconsin DNR Division of Forestry. Brian has been with the WDNR for one year. Prior to moving to the Badger state, Brian worked as a Researcher at the University of Minnesota where he also earned his BS and MS in forestry while studying quantitative silviculture and biometrics. He also worked part time for a firm as a biometrician completing verifications for forest carbon offset projects. In another previous life, Brian earned BA’s in social studies education and history. In his free time, Brian enjoys being a husband and dad to a rapidly changing toddler, enjoying endurance sports of running and Nordic skiing, and enjoying the outdoors.
Louis Iverson is now a part-time employee and semi-retired from the USDA/Forest Service/Northern Research Station & Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science (NAICS). He received his PhD from University of North Dakota in 1981, had a Fulbright Scholarship in England, then worked 10 years at the Illinois Natural History Survey, until he landed in Delaware, Ohio with the FS since late 1992. Shortly thereafter, he started researching the potential of climate change on eastern US forests as well as the role of prescribed fire and thinning on oak restoration; most of his over 250 publications and web atlas are related to these topics. www.nrs.fs.fed.us/atlas; https://www.nrs.fs.fed.us/people/liverson