McIntire-Stennis Funded Projects

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The McIntire-Stennis program, a unique federal-state partnership, cultivates and delivers forestry and natural resource innovations for a better future. By advancing research and education that increases the understanding of emerging challenges and fosters the development of relevant solutions, the McIntire-Stennis program has ensured healthy resilient forests and communities and an exceptional natural resources workforce since 1962.

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Influence of human activity upon wildlife behavior and demography
Influence of Human Activity Upon Wildlife Behavior and Demography

Understanding human impact on wildlife species and environments.

A regional-scale study of invasive plant impacts on forest ecosystem
A Regional Scale Study of Invasive Plant Impacts on Forest Ecosystem

Study of invasive plants moving into central hardwood forests.

Factors affecting regeneration of hard mast species in the Central Hardwood region.
Factors Affecting Regeneration of Hard Mast Species in the Central Hardwood Region
Influence of human activity upon wildlife behavior and demography
Influence of Human Activity Upon Wildlife Behavior and Demography

Understanding human impact on wildlife species and environments.

A regional-scale study of invasive plant impacts on forest ecosystem
A Regional Scale Study of Invasive Plant Impacts on Forest Ecosystem

Study of invasive plants moving into central hardwood forests.

Factors affecting regeneration of hard mast species in the Central Hardwood region.
Factors Affecting Regeneration of Hard Mast Species in the Central Hardwood Region

Regeneration of oak and American chestnut.

McIntire-Stennis Funded Projects

Wood Products Manufacturing Process Engineering, 10/1/2017 -9/30/2022

A Regional Scale Study of Invasive Plant Impacts on Forest Ecosystem, 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2021

Influence of Human Activity Upon Wildlife Behavior and Demography, 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2021

Factors Affecting Regeneration of Hard Mast Species in the Central Hardwood Region, 10/1/2012 - 9/30/2017

Facilitating the regeneration and restoration of native hardwood forest trees, 10/1/2017 - 9/30/2022

Fire effects within group shelterwood systems on regeneration response and residual timber quality, 9/1/2017 - 9/30/2022

Modification of the Lignin Biosynthetic Pathway in Populus to Improve its Utility as a Bioenergy Crop, 10/1/2018 - 6/1/2022

Advancing Remote Sensing Applications for Sustainable Forest Management in Indiana, 10/20/2014 - 9/30/2019

Supporting Sustainable Forest Products Development (LCA on Furniture), 10/1/2014 - 9/30/2019

Response of forests to change in native disturbance regimes, species pools, and ecosystem processes, 10/1/2013 - 9/30/2018

Assessing the Suitability and Yield of Poplar Genotypes for Bioenergy Production, 10/1/2013 - 9/30/2018

Behavioral and Demographical Response of Wildlife to Human Land-Use in Natural Ecosystems, 10/1/2011 - 9/30/2016

Change of Forest Composition and its Impact on Forest Biomass in the Eastern U.S., 10/1/2011 - 9/30/2016

Low Environment Impact Design for High Strength Light Frames Constructed of Small Diameter Woody Stems and Other Wood Residue, 10/1/2009 - 9/30/2014

Geospatial Solutions for Land-Use Sustainability and Biodiversity Conservation, 10/1/2009 - 9/30/2014

Functional Genomics of Heartwood Formation in Black Walnut, 10/1/2018 - 9/30/2013

Characterizing uncertainty in land use/cover maps across the Upper Great Lake States region, 10/1/2008 - 9/30/2013

Social Dimensions of Watershed Management, 10/1/2008 - 9/30/2013

Managing Forest and Right-of-Way Vegetation, 10/1/2006 - 9/30/2011

Advancing Geospatial Algorithms and Modeling Techniques for Assisting Forestry Decisions, 10/1/2004 - 9/30/2009

Participation and Collaboration in Land Use Planning in Indiana, 10/1/2003 - 9/30/2008

Conserving the Timber Resource: Engineered Composites and Historic Preservation, 10/1/2002 - 9/30/2007

Mensurational and Analytical Techniques Applicable to the National Forest Inventory and Analysis Program, 10/1/2001 - 9/30/2007

Central Hardwood Forests: Structural Response to Disturbance, 10/1/2001- 9/30/2007

Forest Land Use Change in Indiana -- Causes and Effects, 10/1/2002 - 9/30/2007

Use of Round Mortise and Tenon Joints in Furniture and Light Frames Constructed from Small Diameter Woody Stems and Wood Waste, 10/1/2001 - 10/1/2006

Gibberellin Synthesis Inhibitor Effects on Trees, 10/1/2001 - 9/30/2006

Wildlife dynamics in modern landscapes within the Central Hardwood Region, 10/1/2001 - 9/30/2006

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Science-i Bridging Worlds Workshop Facilitates Strategic Partnerships, Collaboration on Global Forest Issues

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FNR Field Reports: Sophia DeMoss Offers Week 1 Update from Sweden Study Abroad Program

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Meet FNR Outstanding Freshman Lydia Pultorak

Lydia Pultorak, a first-year wildlife major and forest ecosystems minor, has made her presence...

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