Alabama Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Unit seeks to facilitate cooperation among the U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division; universities; state fish and wildlife agencies; and private organizations in programs of research and education related to fish and wildlife resource management.
Mission: To develop and disseminate available cultural, biological and chemical technologies using an integrated system for the economical production and utilization of forest tree seedlings in the southern United States.
Mission: To address knowledge gaps in the restoration, conservation and management of longleaf pine ecosystems to provide a variety of ecological, social and economic services for the people of Alabama and the Southeast.
The Center for Environmental Studies at the Urban-Rural Interface, previously the Center for Forest Sustainability(CFS), engages students, researchers and stakeholders in interdisciplinary efforts to clarify the influence of urbanization across rural landscapes.
Mission: To address important, current and pertinent forest health issues (Disease, Insect, Invasive species) in a way that addresses real world management problems in the southern United States.
FPC is a research and outreach center whose purpose is to explore the fundamental forest policy issues affecting the United States in an increasingly globalized economy. Located in the US South where private forestland ownership dominates, the Center envisions expanding the scope of forest policy debate from one emphasizing public lands issues, to one in which private land ownership issues are also thoroughly examined.