ForWarn Team Wins 2013 Interagency Partnership Award

  The U.S. Forest Service Eastern Forest and Western Wildland Environmental Threat Assessment Centers‘ ForWarn team is among the agency recipients of the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer’s (FLC) 2013 Interagency Partnership Award. The award recognizes the collaborative efforts of federal laboratory employees for outstanding work in technology transfer, and is one of the…  More 

SRS-Funded Forest Project Wins National Award

The Western North Carolina Forest Project, funded with a $1.97 million American Reinvestment and Recovery Act grant through the Southern Research Station (SRS), helped retain or create 164 jobs among 15 small businesses and organizations in Western North Carolina. Now the Land-of-Sky Regional Council, the local administrator of the project, has received the 2012 Innovation Award…  More 

Hse Receives Distinguished Service Award

On August 27, 2012, Southern Research Station (SRS) scientist Dr. Chung-Yun Hse received the Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST). The award was presented during the SWST annual convention in Beijing, China. Hse received the award “in recognition of his dedication and distinguished service to…  More 

Southern Research Station Director’s Awards Announced

The 2012 Southern Research Station (SRS) Director’s Awards were announced September 19, and will be awarded on October 30 at the SRS Leadership Team meeting in Raleigh, NC. The ceremony will be held at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences Nature Research Center.    Distinguished Science Award Steve McNulty, Raleigh, NC–For distinguished scientific leadership and contributions on…  More 

Secretary’s Honor Award for Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Program

On September 12, the team leading the Forest Health Protection Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Program received a 2012 USDA Secretary’s Honor Award. Key members of the group are John Nowak (team leader), Don Duerr, Wes Nettleton, and Linda Brett from Forest Service, Region 8, and Kier Klepzig, Assistant Director for Research at the Southern Research Station. …  More 

Tom Holmes Co-Authors Prize-Winning Article

On August 20, Southern Research Station (SRS) research forester Tom Holmes received notice that a paper he co-authored won the first Soren Wibe Prize from the Journal of Forest Economics. Fellow co-authors of the article are Christopher Moore from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Kathleen Bell from the University of Maine. The Soren Wibe…  More 

Klepzig Recieves A.D. Hopkins Award

  Dr. Kier Klepzig, Southern Research Station (SRS) Assistant Director is the recipient of the A.D. Hopkins Award, which is presented to individuals who have an outstanding record of service to Southern forest entomology.  Klepzig received the award from the Southern Forest Insect Work Conference at the groups annual meeting, held this year in Charlottesville,…  More 

Forestry Webinar Series Wins Two Chiefs’ Award

On May 2, USDA Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell and Natural Resources Conservation Service Chief Dave White announced the 2011 Two Chiefs Partnership Awards, which included a group award for the forestry webinars developed by the Forest Service Southern Research Station (SRS) and Southern Region (SR), the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Southern Regional Extension…  More 

Tom Waldrop Receives Distinguished Science Award

USDA Forest Service Deputy Chief for Research & Development Jim Reaves recently announced Southern Research Station (SRS) Research Forester Tom Waldrop as the recipient of the Deputy Chief’s Distinguished Science Award for 2011. Waldrop will receive the award this April during the Forest Service Executive Research Team meeting at the Rocky Mountain Research Station in Fort…  More