Francis Marion & Sumter National Forest, National Forest in North Carolina, and the Southern Research Station
Greenline Meeting
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
SRS Headquarters Conference Room
200 W.T. Weaver Boulevard, Asheville, NC

Event Agenda

0830 – 0900         Register, meet and greet
0900 – 1145         Morning Session
Monitor: Randy Fowler - R8-SRS Liaison


Welcome, Opening comments, Introductions, Charge to participants

  • Rob Doudrick, Director, Southern Research Station
  • Frank Beum, Deputy Regional Forester, Region 8
  • Allen Nicholas – Forest Supervisor, National Forest in North Carolina (NFNC)
  • Rick Lint – Forest Supervisor, Francis Marion & Sumter National Forest (FMS)

Hardwood Forest Restoration
Tara Keyser – Research Forester

Smoke Management
Scott Goodrick – Project Leader / Supervisory Research Meteorologist

Forest Health: Insects and Disease
Bud Mayfield – Project Leader

1145 - 1215 – Lunch – On Site

 

1215 – 1500         Afternoon Session
Monitor: Stephanie Laseter - R8-SRS Liaison

Riparian Impacts from Hemlock Mortality
Katherine Elliott – Team Leader / Research Ecologist

Aquatic Ecology and Water Issues in North Carolina and South Carolina
Andy Dolloff – Project Leader / Research Fishery Biologist

Shortleaf Pine and Mixed Hardwood Restoration
Mike Black – Director of Shortleaf Pine Initiative

Brief Discussion Topics (if time allows)

  • Inventory, Monitoring, and Analysis
    • Discussion
  • Socioeconomic Issues Affecting National Forest
    • Briefing - Sarah Wiener, Climate Hub Fellow, SRS
    • Discussion

1500 – 1530 – Follow up Actions Identified

  • Allen Nicholas – Forest Supervisor, National Forest in North Carolina (NFNC)
  • Rick Lint – Forest Supervisor, Francis Marion & Sumter National Forest (FMS)
  • Frank Beum – Deputy Regional Forester, NFS
  • Monica Schwalbach – Assistant Director, SRS

1530 – Close and Safe Travels

 

Presentations

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Aquatic Ecology and Water-related Issues In National Forests of South and North Carolina

Andy Dolloff, Team Leader, Research Fishery Biologist
U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station
Center for Forest Watershed Research

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(PowerPoint; 22.0 MB)

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Hardwood Forest Restoration in the Appalachians

Tara Keyser, Research Forester
U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station
Upland Hardwood Ecology and Management

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(PDF; 3.5 MB)

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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Management in the Southern Appalachians: Is There Hope?

Bud Mayfield, Project Leader
U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station
Insects, Diseases, and Invasive Plants

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(PowerPoint; 29.8 MB)

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Overview of research on the loss of hemlock and impacts on riparian ecosystems

Katherine Elliott, Research Ecologist
U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station
Center for Forest Watershed Research

Chelcy F. Miniat, Project Leader
U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station
Center for Forest Watershed Research

Jennifer Knoepp, Research Soil Scientist
U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station
Center for Forest Watershed Research

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(PowerPoint; 18.1 MB)

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Restoration of Shortleaf Pine in the Southern United States-Strategies and Tactics

James M. Guldin, Supervisory Research Ecologist and Project Leader
U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station
Southern Pine Ecology and Management
Restoring and Managing Longleaf Pine Ecosystems

Michael W. Black, Director
University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Shortleaf Pine Initiative

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(PDF; 10.7 MB)

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Smoke Management Research

Scott Goodrick, Project Leader & Research Meteorologist
U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station
Center for Forest Disturbance Science

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(PowerPoint; 51.4 MB)