Tag Archives: ecosystem

Auburn University professor receives international science award

AUBURN – Hanqin Tian, Alumni Professor with Auburn University’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, recently received the 2008 Global Change Science Prize for his groundbreaking work as an ecosystem scientist.

Tian was honored April 10 by the Ye DuZheng Global Change Science Prize Committee at the Chinese Academy of Sciences for his achievements in the field of global change science.

Continue reading

Auburn University’s new Center for Longleaf Pine Ecosystems a resource for the Southeast

AUBURN – Southeastern landowners interested in converting their land into longleaf pine forests for the economic and environmental benefits now have an important resource for information and services in the recently created Center for Longleaf Pine Ecosystems in Auburn University’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences.

There is growing recognition by Alabama landowners of the economic, ecological and recreational returns from longleaf pine forests and in the last 10 years longleaf pine acreage in Alabama has increased by 60 percent.

Continue reading