Gibbs Receives Highest Boy Scout Honor

  Hilliard Gibbs, physical scientist with the U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station Restoring Longleaf Pine Ecosystems unit, was recently awarded “The Silver Beaver Award,” the highest council-level service award of the Boy Scouts of America. The Silver Beaver Award is given to those who implement the Scouting program and perform community service through many…  More 

Vose Named to Jones Center Science Advisory Committee

  Jim Vose, project leader of the U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station Center for Integrated Forest Science, has been selected to serve on the Science Advisory Committee for the Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center at Ichauway in southwestern Georgia. Originally established in the 1920s as a quail hunting reserve, Ichauway now serves as…  More 

NASA Honors ForWarn Team with Group Achievement Award

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has honored the development team behind the ForWarn forest monitoring system, including researchers from the U.S. Forest Service Eastern Forest and Western Wildland Environmental Threat Assessment Centers, with a Group Achievement Award. The award recognizes multiple federal and university partners “for creating the first near real-time forest threat…  More 

Jim Guldin Selected as Outstanding Penn State Forest Resources Alumni

On April 19, Jim Guldin, project leader of the U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station (SRS) Southern Pine Ecology and Management unit, was recognized as one of four recipients of the 2013 Outstanding Alumni Award from the Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) Forest Resources Alumni Group. The Penn State Department of Ecosystem Science and Management,…  More 

McDonough Wins Engineer of the Year

  Mark McDonough, station engineer for the U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station (SRS), was recently named Managerial Engineer of the Year for 2012 in recognition of his leadership in sustainable operations and products, implementation of valuable engineering strategies, and the successful management of one of the largest capital improvements programs in Forest Service Research…  More 

Risk Analysis Journal Honors Eastern Threat Center Research

Two scientific papers co-authored by U.S. Forest Service Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center researchers and featured in the journal Risk Analysis are recognized for their contributions to the field of ecological risk assessment. In a special journal issue, Risk Analysis editor Wayne Landis selected 25 key papers published in the journal since its founding…  More 

Electronic-Nose Article Wins 2013 Best Paper Award

  Dan Wilson, a U.S Forest Service research plant pathologist with the Southern Research Station Center for Bottomland Hardwoods Research, just received notice that his 2009 review article “Applications and Advances in Electronic-Nose Technologies” has been awarded first prize for the Sensors Best Paper Award in 2013 in the review article category, among all papers…  More 

SRS Scientist Appointed Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Forestry

   U.S. Forest Service scientist Don C. Bragg was recently named editor-in-chief of the Journal of Forestry, the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world and recipient of several national awards for excellence. Produced by the Society of American Foresters (SAF), the Journal of Forestry seeks to advance the profession of forestry by…  More 

Warren Receives EPA Award

U.S. Forest Service fisheries research scientist Mel Warren recently received word that he and several co-authors received a 2011 Scientific and Technological Achievement Award Level III from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Warren, team leader for the Forest Service Southern Research Station (SRS) Center for Bottomland Hardwoods Research, co-authored one of the trio of…  More 

McNulty Named “Most Distinguished” in Forest Science

  Dr. Steven McNulty, research ecologist with the U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station (SRS), recently received the agency’s national “Research and Development Distinguished Science Award.” He is recognized for sustained research productivity, proactive science technology, innovative leadership, applied forest science, and longtime federal service. McNulty will accept his award during the February 12, 2013,…  More