Salamander population dynamics in relation to land-use in Eastern Kentucky

Human-induced, land-use changes are among the primary causes of ecosystem degradation and biodiversity loss. Across central Appalachia, land-use change represents a stressor to stream ecosystems. Read more.


Impacts of snake fungal disease on wild snake populations

Snake fungal disease is an emerging threat to snake populations in the Commonwealth and throughout the eastern US. Infected snakes often have skin ulcers, facial swelling, unusual molting and aberrant behaviors. Read more.

Associated Faculty

Christopher D. Barton, Ph.D.
Professor of Forest Hydrology and Watershed Management

Steven J. Price, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Stream and Riparian Ecology (Publications)

Jeffrey W. Stringer, Ph.D.
Extension Professor of Hardwood Silviculture and Forest Operations

Associated Centers and Partners