The University of Tennessee
Natural Resource Policy Center
About the Center
Scientific Analysis
Policy Process
Capacity Building
Center Personnel
Paper and Presentations

The initial funding from EPA was designated to conduct research on five major issues within the Southeast as part of the Scientific Analysis objective. Since the initial funding, faculty associated with the Center have secured several additional external grants to complement the work already initiated and to conduct research on additional natural resource issues. Current Center projects include:

Impacts of Climate Change on Forests in Tennessee

Trends and Influences Affecting Landowners Decisions That  Impact the Ecological

Private Forest Management and Conservation on the
    Northern Cumberland Plateau

The Value of Open Space in Tennessee

Consumer Labeling and Motivation Crowding-Out

The Use of Market-Based Instruments to Cost-Effectively     Improve Water Quality in Tennessee

– Effects of Acidic Deposition on Fish and Water Quality

– Urban Growth Boundary Impacts on Development and Land Value in Knoxville, Tennessee

– A Feasibility Study for Utilizing NVUM Survey Results and Us Census Bureau Data to Estimate and Forecast Recreation Demand on National Forests





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~To enhance policy making relative to the sustainable management
of natural resources in Tennessee and the Southeastern Region~
The University of Tennessee