Johnson, Jim

Interim Department Head
Senior Associate Dean & Program Leader

Office Location: 
Snell Hall 218
Email Address: 

B.S. 1974. Watershed Sciences. Colorado State University
M.S. 1976. Forestry. University of Maine
Ph.D. 1981. Forestry. Virginia Tech

Selected Publications: 
Publications: (refereed only, last 10 years)

Eisenbies, M. H., C. Davidson, J. E. Johnson, R. Amateis, and K. Gottschalk. 2007. Tree mortality in mixed pine-hardwood stands defoliated by the European gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar L.). Forest Science 53(6):683-691.

Smith, G. K. M. and J. E. Johnson. 2007. Breaking trail through mountains – forest policy implementation case studies. Forestry Chronicle. 83(5):699-707.

Johnson, J .E., J. H. Creighton, and E. R. Norland. 2007. An International Perspective on Successful Strategies in Forestry Extension: A Focus on Extensionists. Journal of Extension. 45(2) [online at http://www.joe.org/joe/2007April/a7.shtml.]

Johnson, J. E., J. H. Creighton, and E. R. Norland. 2006. Building a Foundation for Success in Natural Resources Extension Education. Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education. 13(3): 33-46

Johnson, J. E., and O. J. Delgado. 2005. Agroforestry adoption potential in Cape Verde. Small-Scale Forest Economics, Management, and Policy 4(2):205-214.

Bruce, F. A., Jr., and J. E. Johnson. 2004. Graduate program in Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Education: An International Needs Assessment. Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education 11(1):35-44.

Johnson, J. E., and O. J. Delgado. 2003. Farmer perspectives on agroforestry opportunities and constraints in Cape Verde. Small-Scale Forest Economics, Management, and Policy 2(3):343-355.

Aust, W. M., A. Azola, and J. E. Johnson. 2003. Management effects on erosion of Civil War military earthworks. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 58(1):13-20.

Johnson, J. E., D. O. Mitchem, and R. E. Kreh. 2003. Establishing royal paulownia on the Virginia Piedmont. New Forests 25:11-23.

Rantis, P. A., and J. E. Johnson. 2002. Understory development in canopy gaps of pine and pine-hardwood forests of the upper Coastal Plain of Virginia. Plant Ecology 159:103-115.

Davidson, C. B., J. E. Johnson, K. W. Gottschalk, and R. L. Amateis. 2001. Prediction of stand susceptibility and gypsy moth defoliation in Coastal Plain mixed pine-hardwoods. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 31:1914-1921.

Kochenderfer, J. D., S. M. Zedaker, J. E. Johnson, D. Wm. Smith, and G. W. Miller. 2001. Herbicide crop tree release in Central West Virginia. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 18(2):46-54.

Dedrick, J. P., T. E. Hall, R. B. Hull, and J. E. Johnson. 2000. The Forest Bank – An experiment in managing fragmented forests. Journal of Forestry 98(3):22-25.

Davidson, C. B., K. W. Gottschalk, and J. E. Johnson. 1999. Tree mortality following defoliation by the European gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar L.) in the United States: A review. Forest Science 45(1):74-84.

Johnson, J. E., G. W. Miller, J. E. Baumgras, and C. D. West. 1998. Assessment of residual stand quality and regeneration following shelterwood cutting on Central Appalachian hardwoods. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 15(4):203-210.

Johnson, J. E., J. J. Bollig, and R. A. Rathfon. 1998. Above-ground biomass and nutrient distribution of released and fertilized yellow-poplar trees. Forest Ecology and Management 105:231-240.

Johnson, J.E., S. G. Lindow, and R. Rogers. 1998. Light, soil, and seedling characteristics associated with varying levels of competition in a red pine plantation. New Forests 15:23-36.

Salom, S. M., R. F. Billings, C. W. Berisford, S. R. Clarke, Q. C. McClellan, M. J. Dalusky, T. J. Robinson, and J. E. Johnson. 1998. Basis for technology transfer of inhibitor-based suppression tactics for the southern pine beetle. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry 22(1):24-34.

Andrews, J.A., J. E. Johnson, J. L. Torbert, J. A. Burger, and D. L. Kelting. 1998. Minesoil and site properties associated with early height growth of eastern white pine. Journal of Environmental Quality 27(1):192-199.

Personal Interests: 

Camping/backpacking, hiking, skiing, hunting/fishing, reading, traveling.