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Personnel

Matthew J. (Matt) Gray
Professor
Amphibians and ranaviruses

Neelam Chandra Poudyal
Associate Professor
Natural Resource Policy and Human Dimensions

 

News

I AM UTIA -- In Knoxville, Meet Joe Sarten, PE, 12/9/2015

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Little River Facility 
It’s long been an issue in farming – how can we be productive in agriculture and still protect the environment? UT Ag-Research has a new facility dedicated to that cause.



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Quonset Barn 
Most barns are square or rectangular, painted red, and with a loft to store hay. But now some Tennessee farmers are looking at a more-modern day barn built to last a long time.



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Gnats (Black Flies) 
In Tennessee’s warm months, gnats are a nuisance to people and animals. UT researchers are working to reduce the population by eliminating them before they’ve hatched from rivers and streams.



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Saving the Hemlock 
Scientists and staff at Great Smoky Mountains National Park race to save the hemlock tree from extinction in their park.



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Beetle Tents 
Hemlock trees in the Smoky Mountains are threatened by a tiny, deadly pest. Researchers with UT AgResearch are using a predatory beetle to feast on these harmful insects.


 

Recent Publications

Interaction of hydroperiod and ranavirus leading to possible amphibian population declines in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Carter, E. D., M. J. Gray, J. A. Spatz, and D. L. Miller.  2018.  Southeast Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Helen, GA..

Wild trout population surveys using day and night GPS-based snorkel videomapping in the Great Smoky Mountains and Yellowstone National Park.  Ayers, P. D., D. Jackson, and E. Fidan.  2017.  Poster presented at the Wild Trout Symposium. West Yellowstone, WY..

Arlea judithnajtae n. sp. (Collembola: Isotomidae), a temperate North American member of a Gondwanan genus Bernard, E. C.  2017.  Zoosystema, 39(1):87-93. [Abstract]

Bat population status and roost selection of tri-colored bats in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in the era of white-nose syndrome.  Carpenter, G. M.  2017.  M.S. Thesis.

Roost selection by tri-colored bats (Perimyotis subflavus) in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Carpenter, G. M., E. V. Willcox, R. F. Bernard, and W. M. Stiver.  2017.  47th Annual Symposium of the North American Society of Bat Research.

Interaction of Hydroperiod and Ranavirus Leading to Possible Amphibian Population Declines in The Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Carter, E. D., M. J. Gray, J. A. Spatz, and D. L. Miller.  2017.  Annual Meeting of the Northeast Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation, Pembroke, VA.

Interaction of Hydroperiod and Ranavirus Leading to Possible Amphibian Population Declines in The Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Carter, E. D., M. J. Gray, J. A. Spatz, and D. L. Miller.  2017.  Fourth International Symposium on Ranaviruses, Budapest, Hungary.

Interaction of hydroperiod and ranavirus leading to possible amphibian population declines in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Carter, E. D., M. J. Gray, J. A. Spatz, P. E. Super, and D. L. Miller.  2017.  71st Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Louisville, KY.

Interaction of hydroperiod and ranavirus leading to possible amphibian population declines in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Carter, E. D., M. J. Gray, J. A. Spatz, P. E. Super, and D. L. Miller.  2017.  Annual Meeting of the Northeast Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation, Pembroke, VA.

Invasive Green Tree Frogs (Hyla cinerea) Have the Capability of Translocating an Emerging Pathogen in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Cusaac, J. P., E. D. Carter, J. A. Spatz, D. L. Miller, and M. J. Gray.  2017.  Great Smoky Mountains National Park Science Colloquium, Gatlinburg, TN..

Bats roosting in buildings in Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Ecology, human dimensions, and management implications.  Fagan, K. E.  2017.  M.S. Thesis.

Visitor attitudes towards bats in buildings of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Fagan, K. E., E. V. Willcox, and A. S. Willcox.  2017.  47th Annual Symposium of the North American Society of Bat Research,.