Acting Director, USDA Northern Forests Climate Hub and Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science
USDA Forest Service


Maria Janowiak leads staff at the NFCH and NIACS responsible for developing regional ecosystem-based vulnerability assessments, natural resource-based adaptation strategies and planning documents, and decision-support tools to support natural resource planning, management, and climate-informed decision-making.


Michigan Technological University, M.S. Forest Ecology and Management
Michigan Technological University, B.S. Forestry