Research

Research

Research

Faculty of the Department conduct basic and applied research to support our understanding and use of forest ecosystems. Areas of emphasis and developing strength include silviculture and forest management; wildlife ecology and conservation biology; forest health and ecological restoration; landscape and spatial ecology; natural resource policy and economics; urban ecology; and forest hydrology and watershed management.

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Research Impacts

McIntire-Stennis projects have resulted in significant solutions addressing forest, water, and wildlife issues important to Kentucky and the region, resulting in significant environmental and economic contributions.

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Research Topics

Areas of emphasis include silviculture and forest management; wildlife ecology and conservation biology; forest health and ecological restoration; landscape and spatial ecology; natural resource policy and economics; urban ecology; and forest hydrology and watershed management.

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Research Faculty

Our faculty work with the extension, research, and teaching to develop solutions for the critical issues facing our woodlands today and in the future.

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Research Facilities

View information about on-campus and off-campus research facilities such as our Wood Utilization Center and our 14,800 acre research forest, Robinson Forest.

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Forestry and Natural Resources Department
forestry.department@uky.edu
(859) 257-7596

Forestry and Natural Resources Extension
forestry.extension@uky.edu
(859) 257-7597

Contact Information

Thomas Poe Cooper Building 730 Rose Street Lexington, KY 40546-0073