Scott Bowe

Contributor - Field Notes

Scott Bowe is the Director of Kemp Natural Resources Station and Professor & Wood Products Extension Specialist in the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Scott works closely with the forest products industry in Wisconsin. His current projects focus on forest products markets, sawlog economic maturity, and wood manufacturing process improvement; all strategies for remaining competitive within a global forest products marketplace.

Knowing Our Maples

May 8, 2018
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In this month's installment of Field Notes Scott Bowe of Kemp Station discusses Wisconsin’s maples and how they are used in homes and schools.

Wisconsin has seven native maple trees and many more non-native ornamental maples, with some of these considered invasive. We all know the sugar maple, our state tree, but the others are less well known. Let’s look at Wisconsin’s maples and how they are used in our daily lives.

In this month's installment of Field Notes, Scott Bowe of Kemp Station discusses how forests change over time.

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In this month's installment of Field Notes Scott Bowe of Kemp Station discusses Lichens in Wisconsin’s forests, a fascinating organism commonly overlooked.

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In this month's installment of Field Notes, Scott Bowe of Kemp Station discusses sound waves.

In this month's installment of Field Notes Scott Bowe of Kemp Station discusses reclaimed wood, how nothing in Nature goes to waste.

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Last fall forestry and law enforcement officials in northwestern Wisconsin started receiving reports of paper birch trees being stolen from public and private lands. The tree's Latin name is Betula papyrifera, and like the name implies, its white, papery bark is popular for Northwoods-style decorations and crafts, driving demand for raw material.

In this month’s installment of Field Notes, Scott Bowe of Kemp Natural Resources Station explains how trees survive brutal winters…

Under the Big Pine

Nov 8, 2016

In this month’s edition of Field Notes, Scott Bowe from the University of Madison’s Kemp Natural Resources Station schools us about what “under the big pine” really means…

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  For this month’s edition of Field Notes, Scott Bowe of Kemp Natural Resources Station talks about the importance of the forest industry and the ecological role it plays when it comes to our forest’s well-being.  

Scott Bowe has taken over Tom Steele’s position at Kemp Station as well as his position in the rotation for Field Notes.