New Urban Forestry Site Provides Help to Conserve Energy

A new online resource is available to help answer questions regarding energy conservation by purposefully selecting, planting and maintaining trees.A national research and education based website, eXtension, supported by 74 land-grant universities, has launched this resource for homeowners, tree care...

NC State and Texas A&M Partner to Develop and Deliver Extension in Support of Conservation, Working Lands, and National Defense

The Regional Readiness Cooperative (RRC) is a partnership between North Carolina State University and Texas AM University, delivering research, teaching, and extension in support of conservation, working lands, and national defense at the landscape scale.Incompatible land uses that threaten...

Timber Tax Resources Available

Our office receives a number of phone calls and emails this time of year requesting information and assistance with filing taxes. No, we aren't certified public accountants, and we didn't even stay in a Holiday Inn Express last night, but as a regional hub, we are able to direct individuals to knowledgable...


Bioenergy is renewable energy derived from biological sources, such as woody biomass, agricultural sources (corn, sorghum, switchgrass, etc.) or algae. Bioenergy is really nothing new, in that humans have always used biological sources for energy to cook, heat and for light. Considerable emphasis...


The effects of a changing climate on our southern forest resources are becoming more readily apparent.Hotter, drier weather and more catastrophic weather events are leading to stressed trees and ecosystems. While there have always been threats to forests including pest outbreaks, fire and drought,...

The Longleaf Alliance’s Longleaf Academy Courses offered in 2013

The LLA is currently offering 2 different courses for the first part of 2013. We are working on additional courses for the second half of 2013. Keep checking our website as new courses are added (www.longleafalliance.org).

Preliminary Results Released: Southeastern Foresters’ Perceptions and Needs for Continuing Education

Southern foresters were surveyed to gain a better understanding of their experiences, perceptions, beliefs, attitudes and interests in continuing education topics and formats regarding climate science and climate change.

Clemson Offers Master Wildlifer Program in 2013!

This series of interactive seminars, covering topics such as wildlife ecology and management and non-game wildlife conservation, is delivered live to your computer every Tuesday evening from January 29 through February 26, 2013, from 7 – 8:30 pm (EST).


Bottomland Hardwood Management: Traditional Management Compared to LMAV Joint Venture Desired Forest Conditions January 15-16, 2013 Mississippi State University Delta Research & Extension Conference Center, Stoneville, MS

SREF Staff Visits University of Tennessee's "Biomass Field Day"

SREF is working with the Southeast Integrated Biomass Supply Systems (IBSS) project, which includes real-world solutions for developing economically and environmentally sustainable production and conversion of biomass-to-biofuel in the southeast. SREF staff is helping to coordinate the Extension aspects...

Using Social Network Analysis to Bridge Gaps in Natural Resources Management

Recent findings from the Forest Futures Report, a study carried out and published by the US Forest Service Southern Research Station, show that drought and other water stress is a prominent threat to our southeastern forests and human-dominated communities. As a result, there is a compelling need to...

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