Allison Melcher

Graduate Research Assistant
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Forestry and Environmental Conservation Department

Office: 83B Poole
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 Educational Background

B.S. Wildlife and Fisheries Biology
Clemson University 2018

 Courses Taught

FOR 2061 - Forestry Ecology Lab
FOR 7070 - Trees of the Southeastern US


Allison is a master's student in Dr. Donald Hagan's Lab studying the effects of prescribed fire seasonality on songbird populations and forest structure in the Southern Appalachians. She has previously worked surveying for hellbender salamanders in North Carolina, terrestrial salamanders in West Virginia, conducting point counts for songbirds, ruffed grouse, and woodcock, as well as mist-netting and banding songbirds and is primarily interested in research that relates habitat management to wildlife ecology.