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Obed Watershed 
For every flowing river in Tennessee, there are many streams that feed it. A group of volunteers on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau work to preserve water quality in these tributaries.


 

Recent Publications

Restoration of shortleaf pine-oak savanna at Catoosa Wildlife Management Area on the Cumberland Plateau of Tennessee.  A. Vanderyacht, and P. D. Keyser.  2016.  Mid-South Prairie Symposium, Clarksville, TN, May 25-26, 2016 (150 present).

Bat response to prescribed fire and overstory thinning in hardwood forest on the Cumberland Plateau, Tennessee Cox, M. R., E. V. Willcox, P. D. Keyser, and A. L. VanderYacht.  2016.  Forest Ecology and Management, 359:221-231.

Effects of visual grading on northern red oak (Quercus rubra L.) seedlings planted in two shelterwood stands on the Cumberland Plateau of Tennessee, USA Clark, S. L., S. E. Schlarbaum, and C. J. Schweitzer.  2015.  Forests, 6(10): 3779-3798.

Bankfull Geomorphic Relationships and HEC-RAS Assessment in Small Catchments of the Cumberland Plateau Ecoregion.  R. Hodges, A. L. Ludwig, P. D. Ayers, and J. Schwartz.  2015.  Thesis.

Understanding the factors influencing nonindustrial private forest landowner interest in supplying ecosystem services in Cumberland Plateau, Tennessee Tian, N., N. C. Poudyal, D. G. Hodges, and T. M. Young.  2015.  Forests, 6(11):3985-4000.

Understanding the factors influencing nonindustrial private forest landowners’ interest to supply ecosystem services in Cumberland Plateau, Tennessee.  Tian, N., N. C. Poudyal, D. G. Hodges, and T. M. Young.  2015.  Conference, Presented at the Annual Convention of the Society of American Foresters. November 3-7, 2015. Baton Rouge, LA.

Converting oak forests to oak grasslands: thresholds in herbaceous response to canopy disturbance level on the Cumberland Plateau, TN.  Vander Yacht, A., P. D. Keyser, and C. Kwit.  2015.  5th Fire in Eastern Oak Forests Conference, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA.

Understanding the characteristics of non-industrial private forest landowners that harvest woody biomass Young, T. M., Y. Yang, F. M. Guess, J. M. Fly, D. G. Hodges, and N. C. Poudyal.  2015.  Small Scale Forestry, 14:273-285.

Factors related with nonindustrial private forest landowners' forest conversion decision in Cumberland Plateau, Tennessee Poudyal, N. C., O. K. Joshi, D. G. Hodges, and K. P. Hoyt.  2014.  Forest Science, 60(5):988-993.

Recirculating media filters providing wastewater treatment at rural schools with ammonia discharge limits.  Buchanan, J. R.  2013.  Proceedings National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association, 22nd Annual Technical & Education Conference, Millennium Maxwell House Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee. November 17-20.

Non-Industrial Private Forest Landowner Use of Information Sources Concerning Management of Their Woodland on the Tennessee Northern Cumberland Plateau.  Kaetzel, B.R., J. M. Fly, and D. G. Hodges.  2013.  Journal of Extension, August 48(4) Research in Brief (2010 publication not previously reported).

Factors related with NIPF landowner forestland conversion decisions in the Cumberland Plateau of Tennessee.  Poudyal, N., D. G. Hodges, and K. P. Hoyt.  2013.  Proceedings, 2013 Southern Forest Economics Workshop, Auburn, AL; March 11. p. 23.