Bill Buffum

Co-principal investigator on a three-year project to enhance wildlife habitat in RI through forest management. Responsibilities include (a) conducting a GIS assessment of the current spatial extent of early successional habitat in RI and changes during the past 25 years; (b) reviewing forest management activities in RI to increase early successional habitat, and documenting the silvicultural approaches and the lessons learned; and (c) developing training materials targeted at private landowners and land trusts and participating in outreach and training events.