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Virginia McDaniel

Forestry Technician
Southern Pine Ecology
607 Reserve St.
Hot Springs, AR 71901
United States
501-623-1180 x112
Current Research
  • Fuel consumption during prescribed fires
  • Effect of prescribed fire on the ecological communities of the Interior Highlands
  • Effect of lightning ignition fires on tree mortality during a drought
  • Herbaceous flora of pine woodland communities
  • Western Kentucky University, M.S., Biology, 2000
  • Grinnell College, B.S., Biology, 1996
Featured Publications
Other Publications
Research Highlights

Fuel, Smoke, and Prescribed Fire in the Ouachita Mountains

Year: 2016
Prescribed burning is a key tool in restoration and management of native stands of southern pines in the southern U.S., but the smoke produced by prescribed fires can be challenging to manage. Computer models are used to simulate the effects of prescribed burning, and research is currently underway ...