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Patrick D. (Pat) Keyser
Native grasslands management

Mark Downing



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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

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.

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.

Abundance and Frequency of the Asiatic Oak Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and Defoliation on American, Chinese, and Hybrid Chestnut (Castanea) Case, A. E., A. E. Mayfield, III, S. L. Clark, S. E. Schlarbaum, and B. C. Reynolds.  2016.  Journal of Insect Science, 16 (1): 29.

Response of planted northern red oak seedlings to regeneration harvesting, Midstory removal, and prescribed burning.  Clark, S. L., S. E. Schlarbaum, T. L. Keyser, C. J. Schweitzer, M. Spetich, D. Simon, and G. S. Warburton.  2016.  Proceedings of the 18th biennial southern silvicultural research conference., Knoxville, TN, March 3-5, 2015. e-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-212. Asheville, NC: USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 8p.

The Potential of Using Coppice Growth as Training Trees in Plantations for the Production of High-Quality Oak Boles.  Clatterbuck, W. K.  2016.  Proceedings, 18th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference, Knoxville, TN, March 3-5, 2015. e-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-212. Asheville, NC: USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station: 473-477.

Factors that Impact Stumpage Prices; Examining Mixed Shortleaf Pine-Hardwood Stands; Selective Cutting Should Not Be Practiced, Oak Decline in Tennessee (4 articles).  Clatterbuck, W. K.  2016.  FWF Extension Update.

Northern red oak regeneration: 25-year results of cutting and prescribed fire in Michigan oak and pine stands.  Granger, J. J., D. S. Buckley, J. M. Zobel, and T. L. Sharik.  2016.  Oral presentation, Society of American Foresters National Convention; 2-6 November 2016; Madison, WI.

Fire in the oak woods Good or bad?.  Harper, C. A., and P. D. Keyser.  2016.  CRC Press, Bacon Raton, FL, pp 99-130 in Managing Oak Forests in the Eastern United States.

Managing Oak Forests in the Eastern United States.  Keyser, P. D., T. Fearer, and C. A. Harper.  2016.  289 pp. Book edited., CRC Press, Baco Raton, FL.

Making UT Green: Creating opportunities for soaking in runoff and knowledge through experiential learning.  Ludwig, A. L., N. R. Bumgarner, B. P. Collett, and C. E. Stewart.  2016.  Tennessee-Kentucky Water Professionals Meeting.