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Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences

College of Natural Resources

phone: (208) 885-7952
fax: (208) 885-6564

875 Perimeter Drive MS 1133
Moscow, ID 83844-1133
Randy Brooks, extension forestry specialist

Randy Brooks

Office: CNR 102C
Phone: (208) 885-6356
Email: rbrooks@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1133
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1133

College of Natural Resources
Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences
Extension Forestry Specialist

Campus Locations: Moscow

  • Biography
    Dr. Randy Brooks grew up in Oklahoma and received his B.S. in Forest Management from Oklahoma State University in 1986. He then went on to Michigan Technological University and received his M.S. in Forest Soils and Ph.D. in Forest Sciences. Dr. Brooks has been a member of the University of Idaho Extension since 1991. In 2011, he became the Extension Forestry Specialist based on the Moscow campus. He leads the Extension and Outreach efforts across the state of Idaho and is the Forestry Topic Team Leader. His extension efforts has garnered him several awards to include the Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals Gold Award for Career Leadership in UI’s Strengthening Forest Stewardship Skills. Dr. Brooks works with all Extension Forestry stakeholders, including family forest owners, loggers, and natural resource professionals. He teaches at and oversees the Idaho Pro Logger certification efforts headed by the Idaho Association of Logging Contractors. He also teaches and co-directs the UI Natural Resources Youth Camp held annually near Sun Valley, Idaho.