The Cumberland Forest, established in 1947, is the largest field research unit in the UT Forest Resources AgResearch and Education Center, encompassing 8,361 acres of Cumberland Mountain forest land in Morgan and Scott counties. This forest facilitates several large- and small-scale forest and wildlife management research projects, as well as ecological demonstration projects. The Cumberland Forest is also the site of some of the earliest stripmine reclamation research in Tennessee.
Contact the Cumberland Forest Unit:
Forest Resources AgResearch and Education Center
515 Cassell Road
Oliver Springs, TN 37840
Martin R. Schubert, Forest Manager