Savannah Research


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Personnel

Patrick D. (Pat) Keyser
Professor
Native grasslands management

Groups and Facilities


(1 mention)

Center for Native Grasslands Management 
Forage production, biofuels production, restoration of native grassland communities, and wildlife conservation.


 

Video


(1 mention)

Billy Minser Talks Fire Ecology Class 
Billy Minser talks about his fire ecology and management class while supervising his students at a controlled burn of an oak savannah in the Catoosa Wildlife Management Area


 

Recent Publications

Restoring Woodlands and Savannahs in the Eastern US: Lessons Learned from a Decade of Research.  Keyser, P. D.  2018.  Eastern Native Grass Symposium. [Abstract]

Vegetation and Fuel Dynamics during Woodland and Savannah Restoration in the Mid-South USA.  Vander Yacht, A.  2018.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Ecology and Management of Oak Woodlands and Savannahs.  Burger, G., P. D. Keyser, and A. L. Vanderyacht.  2016.  PB 1812 revised, UTIA, Extension, Knoxville, TN.

How do I manage for woodlands and savannahs?.  Keyser, P. D., C. A. Harper, M. Anderson, and A. Vander Yacht.  2016.  CRC Press, Bacon Raton, FL, pp. 223-245 in Managing Oak Forests in the Eastern United States.

Breeding Bird Nesting Success in Oak Savannah Restoration: Preliminary Results.  McCloy, M. P., P. D. Keyser, D. A. Buehler, and E. V. Willcox.  2014.  9th Eastern Native Grass Symposium, Mobile, AL, October 21-24, 2014.

Avian Occupancy Response to Oak Savannah and Woodland Restoration in Tennessee.  Vander Yacht, A. P., P. D. Keyser, D. A. Buehler, S. Barrioz, and A. M. Saxton.  2014.  Annual Meeting of The Wildlife Society.

Ecology and Management of Oak Woodlands and Savannahs.  Burger, G., and P. D. Keyser.  2013.  UT Extension, PB 1812.

Oak Savannah Restoration.  Vander Yacht, A.  2012.  M.S. Thesis.

Oak woodland and savannah restoration in the eastern United States.  Burger, G., P. D. Keyser, and B. Burhans.  2009.  NRCS Technical Note XX. In Press.

Interviewed for article on Oak Savannahs in NWTF Magazine.  Keyser, P. D.  2008.  Interviewed for article on Oak Savannahs in NWTF Magazine (Bryan Burhans, NWTF staff), Feb 2008, 50,000 circ.