Ben Walker

US Forest Service
Forester - Chequamegon-Nicolet NF

Ben is the Inventory Forester on the Lakewood/Laona Ranger District of the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest.  He is a 2008 graduate of the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point (B.S. Forestry).  Ben’s career started at Lakewood in 2007 as a summer seasonal doing oak wilt monitoring and control work.  After graduation, he worked for the Forest Service in Pennsylvania and South Carolina before returning to Wisconsin in 2013.  He is currently enrolled in the US Forest Service’s National Advanced Silviculture Program.