About Kurt

Dr. Mackes teaches undergraduate courses in timber harvesting and wood products. He has worked to develop a forestry field course that gives students field experience in timber harvesting and utilization as they relate to forest restoration thinning. He has taught an experimental graduate course in Forest Products Marketing and is in the process of developing an experimental college level course on forest biomass contributions to renewable energy strategies.

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Ph. D., Forestry and Forest Products - Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA, 1998

M. S., Forest and Wood Science - Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO, 1985

B. S., Wood Science and Technology - Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO, 1980