Department: College of Natural Resources and Environment

Scott Barrett

Dr. Scott BarrettAssistant professor, Extension specialist
Forest Operations and Biomass Utilization
Coordinator for the VA Sharp Logger Program
Department of Forest Resources and
Environmental Conservation
College of Natural Resources and Environment

Expert in forest operations and biomass utilization; logger education, and the implementation of sustainable forestry practices

sbarrett@vt.edu
540-231-6702
http://frec.vt.edu/people/barrett/index.html

Expertise

  • Biomass harvesting and utilization
  • Sustainable forestry
  • Best Management Practices (BMPs) for water quality
  • Logger training

Urs Buehlman

Headshot of Urs K. Buehlman, Ph.D.Associate professor, Extension specialist
Department of Sustainable Biomaterials
College of Natural Resources and Environment

Expert in manufacturing systems engineering and business competitiveness

buehlmann@vt.edu
540-231-9759
http://sbio.vt.edu/people/faculty/buehlmann/index.html

Expertise

  • Manufacturing systems engineering
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Business benchmarking
  • Competitive strategy
  • Globalization

Alycia Crall

Alycia CrallCoordinator, Master Naturalist Program
Extension specialist
Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation
College of Natural Resources and Environment

Expert in citizen science; interdisciplinary approaches to conservation

acrall@vt.edu
434-872-4587
http://frec.vt.edu/people/crall/index.html

Expertise

  • Citizen science
  • Invasive species
  • Environmental education
  • Program evaluation
  • Conservation biology

Jennifer Gagnon

Jennifer Gagnon receives 2013 Alumni Award for Excellence in ExtensionCoordinator, Virginia Forest Landowner Education Program
Extension specialist
Department of Forest Resources and
Environmental Conservation
College of Natural Resources and Environment

Expert in non-industrial private landowners; sustainable forest management; longleaf and shortleaf pine restoration; uneven-aged management; exotic invasive identification and control

jgagnon@vt.edu
540-231-6391
http://frec.vt.edu/people/gagnon/index.html
http://forestupdate.frec.vt.edu
https://www.facebook.com/VFLEP
Twitter: @VFLEP

Expertise

  • Woodland management
  • Sustainable forestry
  • Woodland certification
  • management planning
  • invasive species

Kyle Peer

Headshot of Kyle R. PeerSuperintendent, Reynolds Homestead Forest
Resources Research Center
Extension specialist
Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation
College of Natural Resources and Environment

Expert in vegetative propagation, clonal forestry, nursery and greenhouse production, tree breeding

krpeer@vt.edu
276-694-4135
http://frec.vt.edu/people/peer/index.html

Expertise

  • Christmas trees

John McGee

Headshot of John A. McGeeAssociate professor and geospatial Extension specialist
Department of Forest Resources and
Environmental Conservation
College of Natural Resources and Environment
Virginia Cooperative Extension

Expert in natural resource management; geospatial applications; technology transfer

jmcg@vt.edu
540-231-2428
http://frec.vt.edu/people/mcgee/index.html

Expertise

  • Geospatial applications
  • GIS

John Munsell

Headshot of John F. MunsellAssociate professor, forest management Extension specialist
Department of Forest Resources and
Environmental Conservation
College of Natural Resources and Environment

Expert in private forestland stewardship; agroforestry and whole farm planning; bioenergy and family forest sustainability; collaborative conservation; integrated natural resources problem solving

jfmunsel@vt.edu
540-231-1611
http://frec.vt.edu/people/munsell/index.html

Expertise

  • Agroforestry
  • Bioenergy
  • Native fruit tree buffers

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Dr. Jay SullivanInterim department head and professor of forestry economics and management
Department of Forest Resources and
Environmental Conservation
College of Natural Resources and Environment

Expert in market solutions for natural resources, energy, and environmental problems and issues at local, regional, and international levels

jsulliv@vt.edu
540-231-4356
http://frec.vt.edu/people/sullivan/index.html

Expertise

  • Bioenergy and biofuels
  • Mine reclamation
  • Forest banks

Eric Wiseman

Dr. Eric WisemanAssociate professor, Extension specialist
Department of Forest Resources and
Environmental Conservation
College of Natural Resources and Environment

Expert in landscape tree care and urban forest management. Director of the Virginia Big Tree Program.

arborist@vt.edu
540-231-5148
http://frec.vt.edu/people/wiseman/index.html

Expertise

  • All aspects of arboriculture (landscape tree planting and care)
  • Landscape tree biology and disorder diagnosis
  • Tree risk assessment and management
  • Tree preservation
  • Urban forest ecology
  • Urban forest inventory and assessment
  • Urban forest planning and management