Facilitates cooperation among the U.S.G.S., Biological Resources Division; universities; state fish and wildlife agencies; and private organizations in programs of research and education related to fish and wildlife resource management. Acting Unit Leader: Dr. Conor McGowan (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Addresses knowledge gaps in the restoration, conservation and management of longleaf pine ecosystems to provide a variety of ecological, social and economic services for the people of Alabama and the Southeast. Director: Dr. Lisa Samuelson (email@example.com).
FHC addresses important, current and pertinent forest health issues (disease, insect, invasive species, etc.) in a way that reflects real world management problems in the Southern United States. Director: Dr. Lori Eckhardt (firstname.lastname@example.org).
FPC is a research and outreach center whose purpose is to explore the fundamental forest policy issues affecting the United States in an increasingly globalized economy. Director: Dr. Larry Teeter (email@example.com).
Prepares and supplies a high quality pool of graduate students to our stakeholders whom need the next generation of leaders for their industrial programs. Characterizes, defines and provides processing or new product solutions that are environmentally friendly and utilize natural resources. Director: Dr. Brian Via (firstname.lastname@example.org).
ICCGCR is a global coalition committed to constructive and responsible participation to address society’s increasing needs for understanding global climate change and potential solutions. Director: Dr. Hanqin Tian (email@example.com).
Southern Forest Engineering Center
A coalition of researchers from academia, agency, and industry who coordinate biomass research projects and information to explore and develop best practices for harvesting small scale, high production and/or short rotation crops as well as processing of biomass material. Director: Dr. Tom Gallagher (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Develops and disseminates available cultural, biological and chemical technologies using an integrated system for the economical production and utilization of forest tree seedlings in the southern United States. Director: Dr. Scott Enebak (email@example.com).