Interests: Urban forestry and urban ecology; natural resource management
Areas of Interest:
- Forestry, particularly community and urban forest management practices and policies
- Natural resource governance and policy
- Silviculture and growth and development of Central Hardwood forest stands
Dr. Burnell Fischer is a clinical professor emeritus specializing in urban and community forestry.
At O'Neill, Fischer teaches classes on urban forestry and conducts research on urban and community forestry practices and issues, forest resource policy, state government management and collaborative forestry.