Hank Stelzer

Hank Stelzer


Associate Professor of Forestry,
State Extension Specialist in Forestry &
Education Director - Extension Natural Resources

School of Natural Resources

Research at a glance

Area(s) of Expertise

Research Summary

Primary research and extension focus is on engaging private forest landowners for sustaining upland oak ecosystems. Secondary interests are tree and forest health, and community and urban forestry.

A native of St. Louis, Dr. Stelzer is an Associate Professor of Forestry in the School of Natural Resources and serves as the Natural Resources Education Director for MU Extension. In the School, Stelzer teaches dendrology, forest utilization, and forest management. His Extension responsibilities include educating private landowners in all aspects of woodland management and conducting tree care workshops for homeowners in communities across the Show-Me State.

Educational background

  •   Ph.D. Forestry, Purdue University

Courses taught

  • Dendrology
  • Urban Forestry
  • Forest Utilization