PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Forestry
MS, Oregon State University, Forest Science
BS, Cornell University, Natural Resources
Robert Fahey's Forest Ecology Lab
Robert T. Fahey is the author or co-author of more than 10 technical publications and has given presentations on topics including the structure of the canopy of old-growth forests; the makeup of the Chicago area’s urban forest; restoration of Eastern white pine forests; and other topics. He is the author of reports on Great Lake coastal pine forests for the Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant program, on vegetative patterns along the southern DuPage River for the Lake County Forest Preserve District, and on invasive forest pests for the Little Traverse Conservancy. He teaches on the topic of forest ecosystems and woodland conservation at the Arboretum and the University of Michigan Biological Station. He is the co-chair of the Chicago Wilderness Oak Ecosystem Recovery Working Group and serves on Chicago Wilderness’ task forces on climate change and trees and green infrastructure. He also works with the Woodland Stewards volunteer program at the Arboretum.
2013 curriculum vitae