Woods and Wildlife Field Day

The Woods and Wildlife Field Day this year included topics focusing on current research and forest stewardship practices that will help landowners with forest management goals. The in-person event was held on October 19, 2023 at the Arboretum Auditorium and Oak Ridge Unit of the Forest Resources AgResearch and Education Center. Several Field Stop tours were included. An optional networking breakfast was also held.

This year’s topics included:

  • UT School of Natural Resources Update
  • Seeds of the Future
  • Understanding the Roosting and Foraging Ecology of Red Bats
  • Forest Restoration and Prescribed Fire Projects
  • The Importance of Tick Encounters for Foresters and Woods Workers
  • Tour of the UT Arboretum Natural Meadow Demo Project
  • Tour of the UT Tree Improvement – Cornelian Cherry Project
  • Tour – Black Walnut Clones & Trees to Screen for Disease Resistance
  • Tour – Protecting Native Oaks and Other Trees
  • Tour of a Timber Harvesting Demo Plot and Project Update
  • Tour of Carbon Capture in Irregular Shelterwood Harvest Areas

Complete Agenda

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