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Personnel

Matthew J. (Matt) Gray
Professor
Amphibians and ranaviruses

David P. Harper
Associate Professor
Forest products

Timothy M. (Tim) Young
Professor
Process analytics

J. Mark (Mark) Fly
Professor
Environmental psychology; Wildland recreation

David Chester Mercker
Extension Specialist II
Extension forestry

Larry A. Tankersley
Extension Specialist II
Extension forestry

Sharon Rose Jean-Philippe
Assistant Professor
Urban forestry

John Brian (Brian) Alford
Assistant Professor
Fishery conservation and management

Neelam Chandra Poudyal
Associate Professor
Natural Resource Policy and Human Dimensions

John M. Zobel
Assistant Professor
Forestry/Natural Resources Biometrics

Groups and Facilities


(2 mentions)

Sun Grant BioWeb 
Providing current info to use biomass resources for bioenergy and bioproducts.



(1 mention)

Agri-Industry Modeling 
For value-added and high value products in agriculture and forestry.



(1 mention)

Wildlife Health 
Emerging infectious diseases, including those that travel from animals to humans.


 

News

New Ventures | Rapid Diagnostic Test Reduces Testing Time and Increases Accuracy, 11/22/2017

Promotion and Tenure 2017, 10/16/2017

5 Things You Should Know about the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 8/9/2017

Fire at the Forest Resources AgResearch and Education Center, 1/11/2017

2016 AgResearch Faculty Awards, 10/6/2016

Promotion and Tenure 2016, 9/29/2016

Faculty 360 | Sindhu Jagadamma, 9/22/2016

Dr. Neelam Poudyal to Speak on Hemlock Woolly Adelgid, 9/14/2016

Ames Plantation Featured in Quality Whitetails, 11/23/2015

Winter 2015 Upcoming Events, 11/18/2015

Video


(4 mentions)

Urban Forestry 
Urban forestry is a concept embraced by many Tennessee cities, and now UT students are working to bring shade and beauty to some areas.



(2 mentions)

Shackelford Orchard 
Majestic oaks stand proudly next to towering pines. Stunning beauty in a peaceful setting - but what’s going on in this still forest is a decades-long research project.



(2 mentions)

Teachers and Forestry 
For many teachers, summer was hardly a vacation from their own brand of learning.



(1 mention)

Forestry Audit 
Tennessee's forests grow some of the best timber in the country. UT Extension researchers say when landowners properly manage their forests, there's a real environmental and economic benefit.



(1 mention)

Biofuel 
A recent report says the U.S. could produce a billion tons of biofuel materials each year, without impacting food supplies. We are working on ways to produce biomass and alternative fuels.



(1 mention)

Mine Reclamation 
We get half our electricity from coal, but getting to coal underground sometimes means we have to cut down trees. UTIA researchers are working to bring new vegetation to former mining sites.


 

Recent Publications

Facilitation Forestry: Intercropping to Increase Plantation Resistance and Resilience.  Buckley, D. S., J. J. Granger, S. E. Schlarbaum, and J. M. Zobel.  2017.  Oral Presentation, Department of Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries, University of Tennessee. Presented on November 17, 2017 at the Society of American Foresters National Convention, Albuquerque, NM.

Chapter 6: Tree-Compatible Ground Covers for Reforestation and Erosion Control Burger, J., V. Davis, J. A. Franklin, C. Zipper, J. Skousen, C. Barton, and P. Angel.  2017.  The Forestry Reclamation Approach: Guide to Successful Reforestation of Mined Lands, M. B. Adams, Editor. [Abstract]

Chapter 9: Planting Hardwood Tree Seedlings on Reclaimed Mine Land in the Appalachian Region Davis, V., J. A. Franklin, C. Zipper, and P. Angel.  2017.  The Forestry Reclamation Approach: Guide to Successful Reforestation of Mined Lands, M. B. Adams, Editor. [Abstract]

What a Long Strange Trip It's Been: A Look Back at 125 Years of Managerial Economics and Accounting.  Hodges, D. G., L. Zadnik-Stirn, W. Sekot, V. A. Hoeflich, and J. L. Peyron.  2017.  Interconnecting Forests, Science and People, p. 79, In: Book of Abstracts from 125th Anniversary Meeting of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations, Freiburg, Germany. [Abstract]

Understanding the past, anticipating the future: assessment of recent changes in Slovenian forestry sector using qualitative methods.  Leban, V., S. M. Pezdevsek, J. Krc, L. Zadnik-Stirn, D. G. Hodges, and M. C. Istenic.  2017.  Interconnecting Forests, Science and People, p. 68, In: Book of Abstracts from 125th Anniversary Meeting of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations, Freiburg, Germany. [Abstract]

Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative, and the Forestry Reclamation Approach for successful reforestation of mined lands.  M. B. Adams, P. Angel, J. A. Franklin, J. Groninger, D. Jacobs, and J. Larkin.  2017.  Book of Abstracts of the VII World Conference on Ecological Restoration, SER 2017 Linking Science and Practice for a Better World, Poz do Iguassu, Aug. 27-Sep. 1, 2017.

Economic Contributions of Agriculture and Forestry in Tennessee, 2015.  Menard, R. J., B. C. English, and K. L. Jensen.  2017.  University of Tennessee, Institute of Agriculture, Department o Publication RS#17-002, October 2017..

A Glossary of Common Forestry Terms.  Mercker, D. C.  2017.  University of Tennessee Extension. W428.

The future of forestry: SAF evolving forestry survey.  Coble, D., N. C. Poudyal, W. Hubbard, T. Coble, K. A. Gazal, J. Gordon, and J. Ghannan.  2016.  Journal of Forestry, 115(2).

Economic Impacts of Agriculture and Forestry in Tennessee, 2013.  Menard, R. J., B. C. English, and K. L. Jensen.  2016.  UT Agri-Industry Modeling & Analysis Group Publication..

Sustainable Forestry versus Diameter Limit Cutting.  Mercker, D. C.  2016.  University of Tennessee Extension. PB1848.

Wayne County Forestry Association Takes State Award.  Mercker, D. C.  2016.  Tennessee Forestry Associaation Annual Magazine.