Department: Virginia Cooperative Extension

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

Joel Snodgrass

Headshot of Joel W. SnodgrassDepartment head, Extension specialist
Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation
College of Natural Resources and Environment

Expert in urban ecology and wildlife

joels@vt.edu
540-231-5573

Expertise

  • Relationships between human land use and stream and wetland health
  • Fish, especially in in urban streams and wetlands
  • Amphibian, especially in urban streams and wetlands
  • Human created fish and wildlife habitat
  • Pollutants in streams and wetlands

Robert L. Smith

Headshot of Robert L. SmithAssociate dean for engagement
Department head, Sustainable Biomaterials
Extension specialist
College of Natural Resources and Environment

Expert in treated wood products; international trade of forest products

rsmith4@vt.edu
540-231-7679
https://cnre.vt.edu/faculty/smith/index.html

Expertise

  • Forest products marketing
  • Wood preservation
  • Wood products industry
  • Business management
  • Decision modeling
  • Industrial perceptions of wood