8/2010 - Marvin Ruffner's research about restoring coastal prairie was featured in Welder Wildlife Newsletter.
Recent Public Lectures:
Jan 7, 2010 - Rob Paratley presented a Founder’s Lecture entitled “Charles Darwin and 19th Century Botany: Lessons from the Tangled Bank”
12/2010 - Chris Barton and Jeff Stringer won the Research/Extension Impact Award from the UK College of Agriculture Research Office for their Streamside Management Zone work.
12/2010 - MS student David Parrott recently won a conference award. He has been selected to receive a student scholarship to the 16th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference in Charleston, SC (February 15-17, 2011).
Josh Brinks, recently took 2nd place at the 2009 UK Graduate Student Interdisciplinary Conference poster session. The conference was held on April 3, 2009.
April 2009 – Doug McLaren received one of the thirteen University of Kentucky’s Make a Difference Awards, an award aimed at encouraging, collecting, managing, and rewarding constructive proposals that reduce time and costs, and improve safety, efficiency and service. McLaren’s suggestion was to alter landscaping for better visibility.
Tom Barnes released a new book The Gift of Creation: Images from Scripture and Earth
Recent Research Grants:
Fei, Songlin, Thomas Barnes, Jeffrey Stringer, Brian Lee, and William Thomas. 2006-2009. Assessing Invasive Exotic Plants in Urban Forest. USDA Forest Service. 3 years at $242,992.
Fei, Songlin, Lynne Rieske-Kinney, and John Obrycki. 2006-2009. Monitoring the Invasion of Hemlock Wooly Adelgid in Kentucky. USDA-CSREES. 3 years at $74,712.
Fei, Songlin and David Maehr. 2006-2009. Spatial Animation Software for Analyzing Wildlife Telemetry Data: A New Tool for Research and Teaching. USDA-CSREES. 3 years at $11,254.