We will collaborate with the Threats to Forest Health Science Area and other Forest Service scientists to address invasive plants, destructive insects, and effects of fire on forest structure, processes, and functions.
We will collaborate with fire management staffs on National Forests, Forest Health Protection, land management staffs at military bases, and Auburn University to study the effects of prescribed fire on root health and longleaf pinede cline.
We will collaborate with research scientists in SRS-4159, at the Joseph Jones Ecological Center, Tall Timbers Research Station, and The Nature Conservancy to study threatened and endangered plants and animals.
We have collaborated with Auburn University to develop a website to provide information regarding the Pro-B Method for uneven-aged silviculture.
We will collaborate with the Threats to Forest Health Science Area and other Forest Service scientists to address fire effects on forest structure, processes, and functions.
We will collaborate with Forest Watershed Science to study alternative commodities, such as pine straw,ecotourism, biofuels, carbon sequestration, and wildlife habitat, collaborate with Natural Resource Technology and Social Science to study social acceptance of alternative commodity development.
We will collaborate with SRS 4159 to study traditional forest commodities, and collaborate with Natural Resource Inventoryand Monitoring to develop reliable models.
We will collaborate with SRS-4159, the USDA Cooperative Extension Service, state forestry agencies,forestry associations, and the Longleaf Alliance to develop tours and field trips and additionally with the Communication Office to develop and publish brochures andother written and web-based materials.
Within the Forest Service, our partners include the following RWUs: