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Phil Baird

Associate Professor
Agriculture and Natural Resources Department
(218) 281-8130

Associated Majors

Courses Currently Teaching

NATR 1233-001: Intro to Natural Resources

NATR 2630-001: Intro to Geographic Info Systm

NATR 2630-002: Intro to Geographic Info Systm

NATR 2899-001: Pre-Internship Seminar

NATR 2899-002: Pre-Internship Seminar

NATR 3494-001: Special Topics in Forestry

NATR 3899-001: Pre-Internship Seminar

NATR 3899-002: Pre-Internship Seminar

NATR 3901-001: Post-Internship Seminar

NATR 3901-002: Post-Internship Seminar

UMC 1200-012: Intro to University Life

Awards, Distinctions, and Honors

  • 1993 Distinguished Teaching Award

  • 2003 Outstanding Educator Award

  • 2012 Outstanding Service to Students Award

  • 2013 Most Supportive of Students Award

Selected Publications

  • Dyer, J.M., and P.R. Baird (1997) "Remnant Forest Stands at a Prairie Ecotone Site: Presettlement History and Comparison with Other Maple-Basswood Stands." Physical Geography, Volume 18, No. 2.

  • Dyer, J.M., and P.R. Baird (1997) "Wind Disturbance in Remnant Forest Stands Along the Prairie-Forest Ecotone, Minnesota, U.S.A." Plant Ecology, 129:121-137.

In the News

April 15, 2020
Junior Kimie Shiozawa was presented with the Mestenhauser award this spring for her contributions to international education at the University of Minnesota Crookston.