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Jennifer Anne Franklin
Associate Professor
Tree physiology

Jie (Joe) Zhuang
Fate and transport of envir. contaminant

Sean Michael Schaeffer
Assistant Professor

Groups and Facilities

2 mentions

Stressors, monitoring, management, and restoration for wetland ecosystems.

2 mentions

Hardwood Genomics Project 
Creating genomic resources for the most important hardwood species in North America.

1 mention

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


Recent Publications

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.

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.

Three essays in forest resources management: Landowners' considerations in ecosystem services, forest certification, and timber supply.  Tian, N.  2017.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Age and Size Comparisons of Regenerating Shortleaf Pine Seedlings Burned Multiple Times in Ecosystem Restoration Areas.  Clabo, D.C., J. M. Guldin, and W. K. Clatterbuck.  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: 422-428.

Participatory and multi-criteria analysis for forest (ecosystem) management: a case study of Pohorje, Slovenia Grošelj, P., D. G. Hodges, and L. Zadnik Stirn.  2016.  Forest Policy and Economics, 71(2016): 80-86.

Long-Term Impacts of Biodegradable Plastic Mulches for Sustainable Production of Fruits and Vegetables Hayes, D. G., L. C. Wadsworth, N. F. Omar, A. L. Wszelaki, J. M. DeBruyn, and S. M. Schaeffer.  2016.  American Ecological Engineering Society 16th Annual Meeting, Knoxville, 7 June 2016.

Integrating ecosystem service concepts into valuation and management decisions Hodges, D. G., L. Zadnik-Stirn, and D. L. Grebner.  2016.  Forest Policy and Economics, 71(2016): 61-62.

Soil responses to a nutrient hotspot: the biogeochemistry of vertebrate decomposition in a forest ecosystem.  Keenan, S. W., K. A. Hauther, and J. M. DeBruyn.  2016.  Midwest Geobiology Conference, Cincinnati, OH Oct 15, 2016.

Hardwood management and restoration of longleaf pine ecosystems may affect raccoon daytime resting sites Kirby, R. B., L. I. Muller, M. J. Chamberlain, and L. M. Conner.  2016.  Restoration Ecology.

Indirect predation management in a longleaf pine ecosystem: hardwood removal and the spatial ecology of raccoons.  Kirby, R. B., M. J. Cherry, L. I. Muller, R. J. Warren, M. J. Chamberlain, and L. M. Conner.  2016.  Forest Ecology and Management, 381: 327-334.

Natural enemy impact on eggs of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stål)(Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), in organic agroecosystems: A regional assessment.  Ogburn, E. C., R. Bessin, C. Dieckhoff, R. Dobson, M. Grieshop, K. A. Holdmer, C. Matthews, J. L. Moore, A. Nielsen, K. Poley, and J. M. Pote.  2016.  Biological Control, Vol 101: 39-51.

An exploratory spatial analysis of projected hotspots of population growth, natural land loss, and climate change in the Conterminous United States Poudyal, N. C., D. Elkins, N. P. Nibbelink, H. K. Cordell, and B. Gyawali.  2016.  Land Use Policy, 51:325–334.