Michael R. Bridgen
Director, Ranger School and Professor
257 Ranger School Road
P.O. Box 48
Wanakena, NY 13695
Phone: (315) 848-2566
PhD, Michigan State University, Forest Genetics and Tree Physiology, 1979
Areas of Study
Silviculture, Ecophysiology, and Restoration Forestry
FTC 200, Dendrology
FTC 211, Silviculture
Bridgen, Michael R. 2013. Whatever happened to the Class of 1913? CEFTS News. Council of Eastern Forest Technology Schools. Online at: http://cefts.org/new/?p=359
Bridgen, M. R. 2011. Ranger School Hockey. Council of Eastern Forest Technology Schools blog. (http://cefts.org/new/).
Bridgen, M. R. and David McDonald. 2010. Compare and contrast: Two Ranger Schools. Council of Eastern Forest Technology Schools blog. (cefts.blogspot.com).
Bridgen, Michael R. Black ash silviculture projects in New York and Maine. West Lafayette, IN. Symposium on Ash in North America. March 9-11, 2010.
Greenlaw, Suzanne, Marla R. Emery, Robin W. Kimmerer, and Michael R. Bridgen. Understanding and integrating native knowledge to determine and identify high quality ash resources. West Lafayette, IN. March 9-11, 2010.
Bridgen, M. R. 2009. Seven-year results of testing paper mill residual sludge as a soil ameliorant of iron mine tailings. Presented at Seventh North American Forest Ecology Workshop. June 22-26, 2009. Utah State University, Logan, Utah.
Bridgen, M.R. 2009. Experimental black ash plantings established and maintained by Ranger School students. Presented at Second Black Ash Center Meeting. June 15-16, 2009. ESF Ranger School, Wanakena, New York.
- SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2003
- Intertribal Timber Council Earle R. Wilcox Memorial Individual Achievement Award, 2004