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Dr. Kris M. Irwin

Senior Public Service Associate
Co-Director for Environmental Education Certificate Program

Contact Information

Pictured: Dr. Kris Irwin

Contact Dr. Kris M. Irwin

Phone:
706-542-7412

Campus address

Office:
Warnell 4-401

About

Education:
Ph.D. Learning, Design, and Technology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA., 2011
M.S. Forestry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL., 1991
B.S. Forest Resource Management, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO., 1985
Biography:

Prior Positions:
1996-Present Public Service Faculty, Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
1993-1996 Technology Transfer Specialist, USDA Forest Service, National Agroforestry Center, Lincoln, NE.
1991-1993 Assistant Community Forester, Nebraska Forest Service, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE.
1988-1989 Research Technician III, School of Forest Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
1985-1987 Agroforestry Specialist, U.S. Peace Corps, Bureau of Forest Development, Sudipen, La Union, Philippines.

Recent Citations:

Referred Publications

Irwin, K.M. & Fuhrman, N. (2016). Fifteen years of research on animals in education. Journal of Interpretation Research

Irwin, K. M. 1995. Late season nitrogen fertilization: Application in Southern Nurseries. 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. pp. 98-101.

On-line Publications

2016. Irwin, K. M., & Hubbard, W. G.. Forestry Terms and Concepts. Alabama Forest Owners Association. Retrieved from http://www.afoa.org/meetings/AM2016/Hubbard_Irwin.htm

 

2016. Irwin, K. M.. STEM Connections: Poet-Tree. American Forest Foundation: Project Learning Tree. Retrieved from https://www.plt.org/stem-strategies/poet-tree/

 

2016 Irwin, K. M. STEM Connections: Looking at Leaves. American Forest Foundation: Project Learning Tree. Retrieved from https://www.plt.org/stem-strategies/looking-at-leaves/

 

2016 Irwin, K. M..  STEM Connections: Field, Forest, and Stream. American Forest Foundation: Project Learning Tree. Retrieved from https://www.plt.org/stem-strategies/field-forest-and-stream/

 

2015. A Look at Lifestyles. Winter. https://www.plt.org/newsletter-stem-connection-a-look-at-lifestyles

 

2015. Web of Life. Spring. https://www.plt.org/newsletter-stem-connection-web-of-life

 

2015. Have Seeds, Will Travel. Summer. https://www.plt.org/newsletter-stem-connections-have-seeds-will-travel

 

2015. Signs of Fall. Fall. https://www.plt.org/newsletter-stem-connections-signs-of-fall

 

2014. Improve Your Place. Fall. https://www.plt.org/newsletter-stem-connections-improve-your-place

 

2014. Every Drop Counts. Summer. https://www.plt.org/newsletter-stem-connection-every-drop-counts

2014. Bursting Buds. Spring.  https://www.plt.org/newsletter-stem-connection-bursting-buds-by-plt

2014. Adopt a Tree. Winter.  https://www.plt.org/newsletter-stem-connection-for-adopt-a-tree-by-plt

Popular Articles

2014 Irwin, K.M. Forest*A*Syst: A web-based tool for woodland owners. Kentucky Woodlands Magazine. 8(1), 1-3.

Web Resources

Forest*A*Syst Website (www.forestasyst.org)

Silvopasture: Establishment and management principles for pine forests in the Southeastern United States (http://www.silvopasture.org).

Books & Book Chapters

2004 Irwin, K. M. and American Association for Vocational Instructional Materials.  Science of Forestry

Management. American Association for Vocational Instructional Materials, Winterville, GA. 192p.

2004 Irwin, K. M.. Invited Chapter. Epilog, Forever Green by Chuck Leavell and German Forestry

Association. Printed in Germany, pp. 211-227.

2004 Irwin, K. M.. Invited Chapter. Why do I own forestland? Woodland Management text book. Forest

Landowners Foundation, Atlanta, GA.

Video

2016 Fuhrman, N., Irwin, K. M. & Shelton, J. Ranger Nick: Raising Plants and Fish Together Using Aquaponics. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlllPvH0KB4

2015 Ranger Nick: Keeping Ponds Healthy For Fish. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHzkzsawuio.

2015 Ranger Nick: Pond Health & Management. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tTxgT0WHckA .

Courses Regularly Taught: