Kris M. Irwin - U.S. Peace Corps/Philippines, Bureau of Forest Development, Sudipen, La Union, Philippines 1985-1987

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Kris M. Irwin - U.S. Peace Corps/Philippines, Bureau of Forest Development, Sudipen, La Union, Philippines 1985-1987

Kris M. Irwin - U.S. Peace Corps/Philippines, Bureau of Forest Development, Sudipen, La Union, Philippines 1985-1987

Kris M. Irwin

Public Service Assistant

Daniel B. Warnell School of Forest Resources

The University of Georgia

Athens, Georgia 30602

(706) 542-7412


M.S. 1991. Forestry

University of Florida, Gainesville

B.S. 1985. Forest Resource Management

University of Missouri, Columbia


Previous Positions

Warnell School of Forest Resources, University of Georiga

Athens, Georgia

1996 to present

Public Service Assistant - Responsible for the development, coordination, and implementation of educational programs for K-12 grade teachers; and transfer of new technologies, techniques, and management alternatives for "sustainable forest

management" of forests.

USDA Forest Service, National Agroforestry Center

Lincoln, Nebraska.


Technology Transfer Specialist - Responsible for the initiation, planning, and implementation of national technology transfer programs; transfer of agroforestry research information to natural resource professionals; coordination of agroforestry technology training; and editor of a technical series publication.

Nebraska Forest Service, University of Nebraska

Lincoln, NE


Community Forester Assistant - Responsible for the administration of state wide programs; transfer of community forestry related information to district field staff, green industry, and communities; instruction of tree care techniques; and providing technical assistance to community forestry action groups.

University of Florida, Department of Forestry

Gainesville, FL


Graduate Research Assistant Principal investigator of an applied research project that examined the effects of late season application of nitrogen on slash pine (Pinus elliottii var. elliottii (Englelm.)) seedlings. Responsible for data collection, statistical

analysis and interpretation, and publication of results. Worked with Container Corporation's nursery and field operations to establish a nursery study and field trial program. Founder of UF Forestry Graduate Student Organization.

University of Georgia, Department of Forestry

Athens, GA


Research Technician III - Supervised eight student employees. Constructed and maintained research buildings, 40 foot tall tower structures, branch exposure chambers, and electrical equipment. Maintained and repaired an ozone generator, flow meters, air sampling units, and environmental control equipment. Re-designed and fabricated branch exposure chamber. Collected data to determine effects of various ozone levels on photosynthesis, water relations, and growth.

U.S. Peace Corps/Philippines, Bureau of Forest Development

Sudipen, La Union, Philippines


Agroforestry Specialist - Responsible for the transfer of agroforestry technology to host country field foresters; providing information and technical assistance to local farmer associations and individuals; and demonstrating natural resource conservation practices.

Selected Publications

Irwin, K.M. 1997. Windbreaks: Working trees to modify community microclimates. IN: Sand, P., tech coord. Proceedings, Power with Trees - Creating Energy Efficient

Landscapes. Minnesota DNR, St. Paul, MN.

Irwin, K. M. 1997. Georgia's school forest program: A partnership for education. Forest Landowner. v.56 (1). p.39-40.

Irwin, K. M. and B. Rietveld. 1997. Guide to a successful agroforestry demonstration project. Agroforestry Notes. AF-6. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest & Range Experiment Station.

Irwin, K.M., M.L. Duryea, and E.L. Stone. Fall-applied nitrogen improves performance of 1-0 slash pine nursery seedlings after outplanting. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry. (In Press).

Irwin, K.M. and G.F. Bratton. 1996. Outdoor living barn: A specialized windbreak. Agroforestry Notes. AF-2.USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest & Range Experiment Station.

Irwin, K.M. Late season nitrogen fertilization: Application in Southern Nurseries. 1995. IN: Landis, T.D.; Cregg, B.M., (tech.coords.) National Proceedings, Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations. Gen.Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-365. Portland, OR; USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 155p. P. 98-101.

Irwin, K.M. 1994. Defining agroforestry. IN: Proceedings, Working Trees - Farming in the 1990's. Agroforestry Education Assistance Project. Hiawatha Valley RC&D, MN. p. 1-9.

Irwin, K.M. 1992. Agroforestry diagnosis and design: An evaluation of land-use systems. Paper presented at the Windbreak Technology Working Group Technical Session. 1992 SAF National Convention, Oct. 25-28, Richmond, VA. p. 285-290.

Irwin, K.M. 1992. Understanding landscape cultivars. Tree City USA Bulletin No. 26. National Arbor Day Foundation, Lincoln, NE

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