Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture

Stephen F. Austin State University Forest Resources Institute Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture

Forest Resources Institute

A Friend of the Forest

About Us

With so many stakeholders of southern forests, conflicts will occur on what is best for the health and welfare of our forests. Each stakeholder group will attempt to influence public policy. Unfortunately, the forest cannot speak... thus “a friend of the forest” is needed.

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Research is needed to collect and integrate the complex information essential for protecting, maintaining, and enhancing forest ecosystems. Four examples of projects supported by FRI are presented.

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FRI uses an interdisciplinary, collaborative and integrated approach to conduct relevant studies on the structure and function of forest ecosystems. Meet our team of scientists.

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