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Personnel

Neelam Chandra Poudyal
Assistant Professor
Natural Resource Policy and Human Dimensions

 

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Shackelford Orchard 
Majestic oaks stand proudly next to towering pines. Stunning beauty in a peaceful setting - but what’s going on in this still forest is a decades-long research project.



1 mention

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.



1 mention

Pond Management 
UT Extension helps landowners build and maintain ponds as a source of water, and as habitat for fish, water fowl, and other animals.



1 mention

Biofuel 
A recent report says the U.S. could produce a billion tons of biofuel materials each year, without impacting food supplies. We are working on ways to produce biomass and alternative fuels.



1 mention

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


 

Recent Publications

A hedonic analysis of big game hunting club dues in Georgia, USA Mingie, J.C., N. C. Poudyal, J. M. Bowker, M. T. Mengak, and J. P. Siry.  2017.  Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 22(2): 110-125.

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

Assessing Tennessee landowners' attitudes toward wild hogs and support for control options.  Caplenor, C. A.  2016.  M.S. Thesis.

Water for Agriculture: How Will Climate Change Affect Tennessee? Walker, F. R.  2016.  Proceedings of 25th Tennessee Annual AWRA Meeting, Montgomery Bell State, Park, Burns TN. April 13,, 25th Tennessee Annual AWRA Meeting, Montgomery Bell State, Park, Burns TN. April 13, 2016.

More Floods and Droughts: University of Tennessee Extension Approaches to Adapting to Climate Change in Tennessee Walker, F. R.  2016.  Proceedings of 25th Tennessee Annual AWRA Meeting, Montgomery Bell State, Park, Burns TN. April 13,.

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.

Biomass decision support system: A web-based decision support tool for landowners in the Southeast USA.  Sharma, B. D., and N. C. Poudyal.  2015.  Conference, Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the Society of American Foresters. November 3-7, 2015. Baton Rouge, LA.

Understanding the factors influencing nonindustrial private forest landowner interest in supplying ecosystem services in Cumberland Plateau, Tennessee Tian, N., N. C. Poudyal, D. G. Hodges, and T. M. Young.  2015.  Forests, 6(11):3985-4000.

Understanding the factors influencing nonindustrial private forest landowners’ interest to supply ecosystem services in Cumberland Plateau, Tennessee.  Tian, N., N. C. Poudyal, D. G. Hodges, and T. M. Young.  2015.  Conference, Presented at the Annual Convention of the Society of American Foresters. November 3-7, 2015. Baton Rouge, LA.

Understanding the characteristics of non-industrial private forest landowners that harvest woody biomass Young, T. M., Y. Yang, F. M. Guess, J. M. Fly, D. G. Hodges, and N. C. Poudyal.  2015.  Small Scale Forestry, 14:273-285.

Virtual maps appeal to landowners, managers and homeowners Duncan, L. A.  2014.  UT Extension Webpacket.