SREF Widely Represented at 2018 ANREP Conference

SREF staff, including Dr. Bill Hubbard, Southern Regional Extension Forester, and Dr. David Coyle, Coordinator of the Forest Health and Invasive Species Outreach and Education Program (FHIS), will be presenting at the 11th Biennial ANREP Conference April 29 - May 3, 2018 in Biloxi, Mississippi.

2017 SREF Annual Report Now Available

The 2017 SREF Annual Report provides a snapshot of our office's activities for that calendar year. Our faculty, staff, and students had an enormously productive and satisfying year of meeting the needs of the Southern Land-grant Universities, the US Forest Service, and our regional partners by creating a wide variety of products and offering many services. We think forestry and natural resources professionals from the region and beyond will find many things of use in the pages of this report.

2018 Urban & Community Forestry Webinar Series for Extension Agents

This webinar series- covering topics such as the effects of urban forests on our health, creating storm-resilient forests, trees for pollinators, and more- sought to increase knowledge and provide resources to support educational programming to Cooperative Extension educators and others in urban and...


At the beginning of 2018, North Carolina State University Extension Forestry welcomed two specialists to its team, Drs. Frederik Laleicke, a Wood Products Specialist, and Dr. Rajan Parajuli, a Specialist in Forest Economics.

SESAF Recognizes SREF Extension Associate Dr. Dave Coyle for Excellence in Public Education

On January 30, 2018, SREF Extension Associate Dr. Dave Coyle received the Southeastern Society of American Foresters Award for Excellence in Public Education and Technology Transfer for his work on the Southern Forest Health and Invasive Species Outreach and Education Program.

Introducing the National Extension Forestry & Wood Products Directory

We are pleased to introduce a new way for Extension agents across the United States to connect with each other: theExtension Forestry and Wood Products Directory, a national network of over 300 extension forestry and wood products specialists, educators, and leaders. Collectively, these personnel cover...


On November 28-December 2, 2017, SREF Extension Associates Leslie Boby and Holly Campbell attended the 7th Association for Fire Ecology International Fire Congress in Orlando, FL. While the event was internationally-focused, the southern location this year offered participants an opportunity to highlight the southern United States. Forestry Extension personnel from across the country, including Holly Campbell, who presented on novel ways to engage landowners and communities in wildfire/prescribed fire education.

Results of the 2017 Southern Extension Natural Resources & Forestry Retreat

Resources, Photographs, and a full Summary Report from the 2017 Southern Extension Natural Resources and Forestry Retreats


FireVision 20/20, the 7th Association for Fire Ecology (AFE) International Fire Congress, to be held November 28-December 2, 2017 in Orlando, Florida, offers a number of opportunities for Extension professionals interested in or already involved in wildfire programming.

60 Extension Professionals Gather for 2017 Southern Extension Natural Resources & Forestry Advance

Around 60 Extension professionals gathered October 10-11, 2017 in Cheaha State Park for the 2017 Southern Extension Forestry and Natural Resources Advance Organized by the office of Southern Regional Extension Forestry.

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