Woods & Wildlife Field Day

The Woods and Wildlife Field Day this year will include topics focusing on current research and forest stewardship practices that will help landowners with forest management goals. The in-person event is scheduled for October 20, 2022 at the Cumberland Forest Unit of the Forest Resources AgResearch and Education Center. Several Field Stop tours and a joint Nature Conservancy Program update are included. On-site registration begins at 7:30am (EDT). An introduction to the field day will begin at 8 a.m. The sessions will conclude by 2:00 p.m.

This year’s topics include:

  • Considerations in Developing Desirable Hardwood Regeneration
  • Red Maple Seedling Response to Prescribed Fire
  • Mixed Species Hardwood Stand Development
  • The Intersection of Trees and Entomology: A Multilayered Look at the Little Seen World of Bugs in the Woods
  • Drone Technology Applications in Forestry
  • The Working Woodlands Program, and New Family Forest Carbon Program, a partnership with the Nature Conservancy
  • UT Tree Improvements Ongoing Contributions: Genetic Preservation of Quality Eastern Hemlock

NOTE: A downloadable brochure for the event is available here!

Event Location

Online videos and other information from our 2020 Woods and Wildlife Field Day is still available online.