Natural Resources

Step Outside: Describing Structural Complexity of a Forest with LiDAR

In this episode, MS student Bret Elgersma tells us about his research using LiDAR on an experimental oak-pine plantation to capture data on the forest’s structural complexity and composition.

An Introduction to the American Chestnut

A new self-guided course is being offered through the Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries. Stacy Clark, research forester with the USDA Forest Service and adjunct assistant professor, created theā€¦

Step Outside: UTIA and The Nature Conservancy, A Landmark Partnership

The University of Tennessee has entered into a first-of-its-kind agreement with The Nature Conservancy to protect, enhance, and restore thousands of forested acres. In this episode of Step Outside, we learn about what this means for UT, our students, and the future of the forest.