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Personnel

Patrick D. (Pat) Keyser
Professor
Native grasslands management

Mark Downing
Professor
Bioenergy

 

Video


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Forest Research 
UT's Institute of Agriculture has research projects statewide to help landowners better manage their timber.



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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

25-year effects of cutting and prescribed fire on northern red oak regeneration in Michigan oak and pine stands.  Granger, J. J., D. S. Buckley, T. L. Sharik, J. M. Zobel, W. W. DeBord, J. P. Hartman, J. G. Henning, T. L. Keyser, and J. M. Marshall.  2017.  Poster, Abstracts, Oak Symposium, Sustaining Oak Forests in the 21st Century through Science-based Management. October 24-26, 2017. Knoxville, TN.

Impacts of cattle, deer, small mammals, and drought on the persistence of bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa Michx.) savanna remnants in Central Nebraska.  Granger, J. J., S. J. Rothenberger, D. S. Buckley, and J. M. Zobel.  2017.  Natural Areas Journal, 37(1):58-68.

Prescribed fire effects on wildlife in eastern oak ecosystems.  Harper, C. A.  2017.  Oak Symposium: Sustaning Oak Forests in the 21st Century, Knoxville, TN.

Avian Ecology During Oak Savanna and Woodland Restoration in the Mid-South.  Henderson, C. A.  2017.  M.S. Thesis, MS Thesis, University of Tennessee, December, 2017, 124 pp.

Avian Abundance During Oak Savanna and Woodland Restoration in Tennessee.  Henderson, C. A., P. D. Keyser, D. A. Buehler, J. D. Clark, A. L. Vander Yacht, D. M. Simon, R. D. Applegate, and R. Jacobs.  2017.  The Auk: Ornithological Advances, In prep.

Avian Ecology During Oak Savanna and Woodland Restoration in the Mid-South.  Henderson, C.A.  2017.  M.S. Thesis.

Wildlife response to oak ecosystem restoration.  Keyser, P. D., A. W. Vander Yacht, C. A. Henderson, E. V. Willcox, M. R. Cox, D. A. Buehler, C. A. Harper, C. Kwit, and M. Stambaugh.  2017.  Oak Symposium: Sustaning Oak Forests in the 21st Century, Knoxville, TN, Oct 24-25, 2017.

Efficacy of methyl bromide and sulfuryl flouride against the oak wilt fungus in logs.  Seabright, K., A. Yang, M. Furtado, J. Juzwik, S. W. Myers, and A. M. Taylor.  2017.  Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Outreach annual conference.

Restoration of oak woodlands and savannas in Tennessee using canopy-disturbance, fire-season, and herbicides.  Vander Yacht, A. L., P. D. Keyser, C. A. Harper, D. S. Buckley, and A. M. Saxton.  2017.  Forest Ecology and Management, 406:351-360.

Vegetation response to canopy disturbance and season of burn during oak woodland and savanna restoration in Tennessee.  Vander Yacht, A. L., S. A. Barrioz, P. D. Keyser, C. A. Harper, D. S. Buckley, D. A. Buehler, and R. D. Applegate.  2017.  Forest Ecology and Management, 390:187-202.

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.

The mighty oak why do we manage oaks?.  Burhans, B., P. D. Keyser, C. A. Harper, and T. Fearer.  2016.  CRC Press, Bacon Raton, FL, Pp. 3-5 in Managing Oak Forest in the Eastern United States.