By 2020, the Mississippi-Alabama Gulf Coast population is projected to increase by 75% to 1.3 million residents. This rate of urbanization impacts urban forest ecosystems which in turn influence local resilience regarding, e.g., thermal comfort, energy use, air quality, carbon … Continue reading
This paper examines the extent to which Gulf Coast communities value waterfront green space preservation versus developing waterfront open space. Urban green space near waterfront areas includes socially valued landscapes such as scenic sites, wilderness areas, historic and cultural resources, … Continue reading
This project encompasses three related issues: (1) a critical need for urban ecosystem management in Mississippi; (2) tree canopy data is a baseline for informed ecosystem management; and (3) sustainable urban ecosystem management requires resident engagement. Our multidisciplinary project team … Continue reading
Jason S. Gordon Assistant Extension Professor Department of Forestry Mississippi State University Box 9681 Thompson Hall Mississippi State, MS 39762 Phone: (662) 325-8851 Fax: (662) 325-0027 firstname.lastname@example.org Position: Statewide Urban and Community Forestry Extension Specialist Responsibilities: Extension education, outreach, and … Continue reading
Source: AMY WOLD email@example.com January 18, 2015 The benefits of an urban Forest go beyond water and air quality. A good tree coverage and other landscaping can serve as an economic benefit and make people more willing to spend more … Continue reading
Presenter: Dr. Linda Wang, National Timber Tax Specialist, US Forest Service Feb. 5, 2015, Thursday, at 2:00pm Eastern Time (1 CFE) This free webinar helps woodland owners, foresters and their tax advisors prepare for the filing of their 2014 federal … Continue reading
Taking Photos of Trees for Expert Identification and Urban Forest Inventories Extension personnel often receive questions regarding the identification of a particular tree. The current accessibility of digital photography, email, and text messaging provides the easiest means to submitting specimens … Continue reading
Everything you need to know about wild hogs: history,biology, ecology, diseases, trapping techniques, trap design, laws governing removal, and more. Join us at the Grenada County Extension – follow this LINK to the flyer and more information on signing up.
This is a NEW short course that offers valuable information to all forest landowners about managing their timber in ways that reduce the hazards posed by extreme weather. Follow this LINK to the brochure and registration form for details.