Students and faculty of the School of Forest Resources at the University of Arkansas at Monticello participated in the world’s largest gathering of forestry professionals in Salt Lake City, Utah, Oct. 5-11.

Students and faculty of the School of Forest Resources at the University of Arkansas at Monticello participated in the world’s largest gathering of forestry professionals in Salt Lake City, Utah, Oct. 5-11.


The International Union of Forest Research Organizations’ World Congress is held once every five years.


Participating students included Hunter Barham of Sherwood, John Cumper of Little Rock, Bill Neighbors of Kemp, Texas, Thomas Pagels of Cullowhee, N.C., Lucian Provost of Little Rock, and Jolenia Woodral of Waldron.


Faculty were Dean Phil Tappe, Mohammad Bataineh, Rob Ficklin, Hal Liechty, Sayeed Mehmood, Andrew Nelson, Matthew Pelkki and Chris Stuhlinger.


Nelson co-presented – with Don Bragg of the U.S. Forest Service – a poster entitled "Long-Term Response of Natural-Origin, Even-Aged Southern Pine to Early Competition Control and Density Management in Arkansas." Pelkki presented a poster on "Using Long-Lived Wood Product Carbon Additionality to Define Benefits in Even-Aged Forests."