Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

1920s

  • 1929 Department of Forestry established

1930s

  • 1931 Department of Forestry renamed the Division of Forestry

1950s

  • 1950 School of Forestry

    Division of Forestry becomes the School of Forestry.

  • 1952 School of Forestry moves

    The School of Forestry moves from Ricks Hall to Kilgore Hall.

  • DefaultEntrance to Department of Forestry, Kilgore Hall, North Carolina State College
  • 1959 Department of Forest Management established

    Department of Forest Management established, curriculum in the School of Forestry thus divided into departments for the first time

1960s

  • 1968 School of Forest Resources

    The School of Forestry is renamed the School of Forest Resources.

  • 1968 Department of Forestry

    The Department of Forest Management is renamed the Department of Forestry.

1970s

  • 1970 School of Forest Resources moves

    The School of Forest Resources moves from Kilgore Hall to Biltmore Hall.

  • DefaultBiltmore Hall, front view
  • 1972 J. Charles Lee awarded Ph.D.

    J. Charles Lee was awarded a Ph.D. He had previously earned a Bachelors of Science degree (1964). He later became president of Mississippi State University.

2000s

  • 2004 Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

    The Department of Forestry was renamed the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources. More historical information exists on the departmental website.