January 2018

A selection of events held at the Forest Resources AgResearch and Education Center during the year.

Roads Course Discussion
Roads Course Field Exercise

UT FRREC Co-Hosts Forest Road Building Course

The UT Forest Resources Research and Education Center recently co-hosted a forest road building course at the Oak Ridge Forest with UT Extension.Dr. Wayne Clatterbuck, UT Forestry, Wildlife & Fisheries Department Professor/UT Extension Specialist, organized the 3-day course for Tennessee Division of Forestry field foresters/technicians which focused on forest road construction, maintenance, and associated Best Management Practices. The classroom part of the course was held in the UT Arboretum Auditorium and the field exercises were held on Lone Mountain State Forest in Morgan County. Dr. Mike Aust, Professor Virginia Tech Dept. of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation co-led the classroom and field exercises.

Photos:Dr. Mike Aust, Professor - Virginia Tech, (center both pictures) leads the class discussion and field exercises of the forest roads course.