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College of Natural Resources

Fred Cubbage


Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

Jordan Hall 3118B


Area(s) of Expertise

Forest Policy, Economics, and Certification


B.S. Iowa State University (1974)
M.S. University of Minnesota (1978)
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (1981)

Research Interests

Forest resource policy, timber production and harvesting economics, forest certification, and sustainable forest management.
Dr. Cubbage is the editor of the Encyclopedia of Forests and Forestry in the Americas, an ongoing, web-based encyclopedia that will have approximately 300 separate entries, contributed by forest and natural resource scholars and experts.


FOR 319/FOR 595 – Forest Economics (syllabus)
FOR 509 – Forest Resource Policy (syllabus and readings)
NR 460/NR 595 – Renewable Resource Management and Policy (syllabus)

Additional Links of Interest

Chronology of US Natural Resource and Environmental History, Laws, and Agencies, 2015

Natural Resource Policy – Chapter Outline (2 Dec, 2014;V10)


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