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Donald G. (Don) Hodges
Forest economics and policy

Wayne K. Clatterbuck
Silviculture and forest management

David Chester Mercker
Extension Specialist II
Extension forestry



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Forestry Audit 
Tennessee's forests grow some of the best timber in the country. UT Extension researchers say when landowners properly manage their forests, there's a real environmental and economic benefit.


Recent Publications

Gypsy Moth in the Southeastern United States: Biology, Ecology, and Forest Management Strategies Kauffman, B.W., W. K. Clatterbuck, A. M. Liebhold, and D. R. Coyle.  2017.  Southern Regional Extension Forestry, SREF-FH-008.

Changing perspectives on the role of forest management in North American bird conservation.  Buehler, D. A.  2016.  North American Ornithological Conference, Washington, DC.

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.

Family Forest Owners' Forest Management Understandings: Identifying Opportunities and Audiences for Effective Outreach and Education.  Davis, M.L.E., S. T. Asah, and J. M. Fly.  2015.  Forest Science, 61(1):105-113.

Objective based sampling in forest management inventories: Why are we taking so many plots?.  Ek, A. R., H. M. Hoganson, and J. M. Zobel.  2015.  Oral Presentation, Department of Forest Resources, University of Minnesota. Presented on November 6, 2015 at the Society of American Foresters National Convention, Baton Rouge, LA.

Effects of forest management practices on raccoon ecology in a longleaf pine ecosystem.  Kirby, R. B.  2015.  M.S. Thesis.

Economic value of big game hunting in Georgia: A nonmarket approach.  Mingie, J. C.  2015.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Public Attitudes Toward Regulatory and Incentive Approaches to Private Forests: An Assessment and Comparison of Resident Segments in Georgia, USA Poudyal, N. C., R. L. Moore, and T. M. Young.  2015.  Forest Science, 61(6): 1088-1096.

Effects of forest management practices on migratory birds in the southern appalachian mountains.  Isenhower, A., and D. A. Buehler.  2014.  Annual Meeting of The Wildlife Society.

Economic value of the recreation role of a selected urban forest in Slovenia’s capital: new information supporting sustainability in forest management planning.  Japelj, A., R. Mavsar, M. Kovač, and D. G. Hodges.  2014.  The International Forestry Review, 16(5): 122.

Understanding the Role of Forest Resources in Reducing Community Vulnerability to Heat Effects of Climate Change Walton, Z. L., N. C. Poudyal, J. H. Cymerman, and C. J. Gaither.  2014.  Southeastern Natural Resources Grad Symposium, March 5-7, 2014, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS.

Assessing the pre-REDD policies of countries with substantial forest area growth.  Xin, H, D. G. Hodges, and G. Shi.  2014.  Forestry Studies, 60: 34–43.