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Rick Cooksey

Rick Cooksey

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Rick Cooksey is currently the Acting Director for Forest Health Protection in State and Private Forestry, US Forest Service, in Washington DC. He has worked for the Forest Service for 25 years and held posts as National State & Private Forestry (S&PF) Program manager, Legislative Affairs, Deputy Forest Supervisor for the Medicine Bow and Routt National Forest in Wyoming and Colorado, and recently as Director of State and Private Forestry for the Rocky Mountain Region in Denver, CO. Rick has a Masters of Science in Forestry from the University of New Hampshire.

 


 

 

On March 20, 2018, US students participated in a live video conference with Rick Cooksey, the Acting Director for Forest Health Protection in State and Private Forestry, US Forest Service in Washington DC. Rick shares important information about how forest health affects our own health.