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2017 Forestry Conclave.jpgForestry Club Competes at 2017 Southern Forestry Conclave
FWF students travel to Texas to compete in historic forestry activities and improve critical job skills.
3/23/20174/21/20172017 Forestry Conclave
2017KTMtg.jpgStudent Forestry Club Takes Home Multiple Awards
Our forestry club recently competed in an annual quiz bowl at the Kentucky-Tennessee Society of American Foresters meeting, bringing home first place, and senior forestry student Chase Grisham was awarded a scholarship.
3/2/20173/31/2017https://ag.tennessee.edu/fwf/Pages/SAF-KY-meeting.aspx
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AdamWillcox-BelizeStudyAbroad.jpgSummer Undergrad Experiences in Belize
Paid summer undergraduate research and extension
experiences in Belize deadline extended to Jan 15
1/3/20181/19/2018Summer Undergrad Study in Belize
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All-FWF-Vets.jpgFWF Recognizes Student Veterans
Recognizing the student veterans of FWF in honor of Veterans Day.
11/10/201712/31/2017FWF Student Veterans
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Ana-Towe-Award.jpgAna Towe Wins Award from International Wildlife Disease Association
Graduate student Ana Towe was awarded the Terry Amundson Presentation Award at the International Wildlife Disease Association Conference.
8/14/20199/30/2019https://ag.tennessee.edu/fwf/Pages/ana-towe.aspx
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BozellandYoung.jpgCongratulations to Faculty Fulbright Winners
Dr. J. Bozell and Dr. T. Young, both FWF Professors affiliated with the Center for Renewable Carbon, were named Faculty Fulbright winners.
12/12/20161/31/2017Faculty Fulbright Winners
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BsalRap.jpgBsal Rap Wins "Fan Favorite" Award
FWF student Daniel Malagon created the Bsal rap for UTK's 2018 3-Minutes to Win It video competition. Watch Daniel's video to learn all about the amphibian pathogen known as Bsal and how it's being studied at FWF.
4/30/20185/28/2018https://ugresearch.utk.edu/research-week/3-minutes-to-win-it-research-challenge/2018-3-minutes-to-win-it-video-submissions/
ColleenFarrell.jpgFWF Gains Academic Success Advisor
FWF recently gained a new academic success advisor, Ms. Colleen Farrell.
9/13/201711/30/2017https://ag.tennessee.edu/fwf/Pages/ColleenFarrell.aspx
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Cristina-Watkins.jpgCristina Watkins Wins National Scholarship from The Wilderness Society
FWF doctoral student Cristina Watkins is the recipient of the 2019 Gloria Barron Wilderness Society Scholarship. This competitive national scholarship supports graduate students who have a desire to protect wilderness areas within the US.
8/29/20199/27/2019https://ag.tennessee.edu/news/Pages/NR-2019-08-FWFWildlifeSocietyScholarship.aspx
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DanGrove.jpgFWF Welcomes New Extension Faculty
The Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries recently gained new faculty with the hire of Daniel Grove, DVM.
10/5/201810/31/2018https://ag.tennessee.edu/news/Pages/NR-2018-Grovesappointment.aspx
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David Harper.jpgDavid Harper Leads Grant from U.S. Department of Energy
David Harper will lead the effort on a grant from the Department of Energy, developing economically and environmentally sustainable sources of biomass and increase the availability of competitively priced renewable fuels and biobased products.
5/23/20186/20/2018https://ag.tennessee.edu/news/Pages/NR-2018-05-HarperBiofueldDOEgrant.aspx
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DavidBuckley.jpgBuckley Receives Overton Faculty Award
Dr. David Buckley was awarded the W.S. Overton Faculty Award of Merit during the 2019 Herbert College of Agriculture Awards Reception.
5/29/20196/26/2019https://ag.tennessee.edu/fwf/Pages/buckleyaward.aspx
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DavidBuehler.jpgDr. David Buehler Wins ESTCP 2016 Project-of-the-Year Award
Dr. David Buehler Wins ESTCP 2016 Project-of-the-Year Award for Resource Conservation and Resiliency from the US Department of Defense.
2/2/20173/15/2017https://www.serdp-estcp.org/News-and-Events/Blog/Demonstration-and-Implementation-of-Autonomous-Aerial-Acoustic-Recording-Systems-to-Inventory-DoD-Installation-Impact-Areas-for-Threatened-Endangered-and-Species-at-Risk-Bird-Populations
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DavisCarter.jpgGraduate Student Davis Carter Wins Gamma Sigma Delta Award
Davis Carter was recently given an award by the honor society of agriculture for excellence in research.
4/12/20185/31/2018https://ag.tennessee.edu/fwf/Pages/DavisCarter.aspx
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Davis-Carter.jpgPhD Student Davis Carter is Lead Author of Conservation Publication
PhD student Davis Carter, along with his colleagues and professors, has released a publication on the fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal).
9/17/201910/19/2019https://conbio.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/conl.12675
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deer-Michael-McCord.jpgManaging Food Plots for Wildlife Workshop
UT Extension and TWRA are offering an afternoon workshop titled "Managing Food Plots for Wildlife" on September 19 from 4-7 pm.
8/20/20199/13/2019https://ag.tennessee.edu/fwf/Documents/UT-Extension-TWRA-Wildlife-Food-Plot-Workshop-2019.pdf
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dh.jpgDepartment Head Position Announcement
The position announcement for FWF's department head position has been released. Please share this announcement with qualified, interested individuals.
11/19/20183/31/2019https://ag.tennessee.edu/fwf/Documents/2018_10_30_FWF_PD.pdf
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DMercker.jpgDr. David Mercker, UT Extension Forester, Wins Award
David Mercker's program, Tennessee Healthy Hardwoods, won the individual program award. Congratulations, Dr. Mercker!
12/13/201612/31/2016Dr. Mercker Wins Award
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DonHodges.jpgUTIA Appoints New Head of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries
The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture has named Don Hodges, currently the James R. Cox professor of forest economics and management, to lead the Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries.
7/31/20198/31/2019https://ag.tennessee.edu/news/Pages/NR-2019-07-Hodgesappt.aspx
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DSC_0045.jpgUTIA's AgCast: Appalachian Bear Study with Jake Humm
Researcher Jake Humm is leading a collaborative regional study on black bear populations. Find out about the specialized methodology of this program, the data that’s being gathered, and why this work is important for many different species.
9/18/201710/31/2017https://soundcloud.com/user-414026272/agcast-appalachian-bear-study
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DSC_0067.jpg50th Anniversary Wild Game Dinner
The Wild Game Dinner is an action-packed event that is the main fundraiser for our student Wildlife & Fisheries Society. This year is our 50th anniversary event!
1/7/20193/16/2019https://www.eventbrite.com/e/50th-anniversary-wild-game-dinner-tickets-54373390274
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DSC_0160.jpgFWF Program Becomes First Accredited Wildlife and Fisheries Management Concentration
The Society of American Foresters has granted accreditation to the wildlife and fisheries management concentration of study within the wildlife and fisheries science major in FWF.
2/14/20183/31/2018https://ag.tennessee.edu/news/Pages/NR-2018-02-FWFaccreditation.aspx
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firebreaks.jpgWildland Firefighter Training with the Cherokee Hotshots
Recently, the Cherokee Hotshots, a Type 1 wildland fire suppression crew, visited UTIA to provide wildland firefighter training. Click to watch the highlight video.
3/13/20184/16/2018Cherokee Hotshots Video
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forester.jpgExtension Website Helps Private Landowners with Timber Sales
A new Extension website is available that will guide landowners through the timber sale process.
8/17/20188/31/2018https://ag.tennessee.edu/fwf/Pages/timbersalessite.aspx
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foresters.jpgGraduate Assistantships in Forestry Available
Professor Wayne Clatterbuck has two graduate assistantships for MS candidates, starting in the spring, summer or fall semester in 2019. Both assistantships will have teaching and research responsibilities.
10/29/201811/30/2018https://ag.tennessee.edu/fwf/Documents/UT-FWF-MS-Assistantship-2018.pdf
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Franllin-Aldrovandi-NPS Research.jpgFWF Faculty and Student Contracted with National Park Service
Dr. Jennifer Franklin and graduate student Matt Androvandi are seen here doing contract work for the National Park Service at Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park.
7/24/20179/15/2017https://ag.tennessee.edu/fwf/Pages/Franklin-NPS.aspx
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FWF_0103.jpgUTIA Joins Research Collaboration on Sustainable Wood System
Dr. Adam Taylor leading the UTIA research effort on this new partnership.
4/11/20195/31/2019https://ag.tennessee.edu/news/Pages/NR-2019-04-ForestryMOU.aspx
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fwf-1.jpgFWF Faculty, Student Win Outstanding Service Awards
Four FWF faculty members and one student were recognized at the 2019 Herbert College of Agriculture Outstanding Service Awards luncheon.
8/5/20198/31/2019
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HannahMullally.jpgFWF Graduate Student Wins Prestigious Fellowship
Hannah Mullally recently won the Shipley-Swann Graduate School Fellowship, which is awarded to the most promising graduate students at the University of Tennessee.
4/20/20176/30/2017https://ag.tennessee.edu/fwf/Pages/HannahMullally.aspx
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henleybaugh.jpgFWF Student Wins National Scholarship
Henley Baugh is a recipient of the 2016-2017 Railway Tie Association’s John Mabry forestry scholarship.
1/18/20172/28/2017https://ag.tennessee.edu/fwf/Pages/HenleyBaugh.aspx
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