McGraw, Amanda Forest Ecology and Management Research Scientist


Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry

Amanda is a Research Scientist with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry where her current research focuses heavily on assessing and developing applied, adaptive forest management techniques as a means of promoting forest resilience and mitigating negative impacts of climate change, browsers, and invasive species. Her research background includes forest-wildlife associations, landscape ecology, and she has a burgeoning interest in how underground processes such as seasonally frozen soils and mycorrhizal communities contribute to maintenance of healthy, resilient forests.

Ph.D. Integrated Biosciences 2019, (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)

M.S. Integrated Biosciences, 2011, (University of Minnesota, Duluth)

B.S. Wildlife Ecology, 2008, (University of Wisconsin, Madison)