Jeff Jackson M.S.

Professional Title
UMN Extension Educator

Jeff Jackson is an Extension Educator for NRRI's hybrid poplar program. His chief area of interest is developing a network of people to support the use of hybrid poplar as a source of fiber and energy in the emerging bioeconomy of the Midwest. Areas of concentration include:

  • Understanding social network dynamics behind innovation networks
  • Collaborative learning sessions to identify options and design new programs
  • Webinar and workshop series to promote knowledge transfer and strategic relationships


  • Master of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, University of Florida, 2016
  • B.A. Biology, Humboldt State University, 1986

NRRI News Articles

NRRI's fast-growing hybrid poplar tree is showing its worth as an environmental clean-up tool in U.S. Forest Service trials.

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