Todd Fredericksen

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Todd Fredericksen

Associate Professor of Forestry and Wildlife

School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

PhD Virginia Tech
MS North Carolina State University
BA Virginia Military Institute
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Email: tfredericksen@ferrum.edu
Office phone: (540) 365-4360
Office: Garber Hall 212
Teaching at Ferrum since: 2002

Courses taught:

  • Forest Ecology and Management
  • Wildlife Ecology and Management
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Conservation Biology
  • Animal Behavior
  • Fundamentals of Ecology
  • Quantitative Environmental Methods and Statistics

Recent Publications

Fredericksen, T.S., G. Staton, and J. Metz. In press.  Impacts of the prescribed burning on three eastern box turtles (Terrapene carolina) in Southwestern Virginia.  Catesbeiana 35:59-66. 

Fredericksen, T.S., A. Garcia, and C.C. Davis.  2014.  A collection of shrews from forests in Franklin County, Virginia.  Banisteria 44:19-20. 

Fredericksen, T.S., J. Banton, and A. Davis. 2014. Habitat selection of the southern flying squirrel.  Banisteria 44:3-6. 

Fredericksen, T.S. 2014. Thermal regulation and habitat use of the Eastern Box Turtle in Southwestern Virginia.  Northeastern Naturalist 21(4):554-564. 

Fredericksen, T.S., A. Garcia, J. Hall, K. DeForest, and A. Morehead. 2014. Timing of juvenile amphibian dispersal from small ponds in southern Virginia.  Catesbeiana 34(2):58-66.

Fredericksen, T.S. and M. Frank. 2014. Effects of prescribed burning on tree regeneration in a southwestern Virginia mixed oak forest.  International Journal of Applied Forestry 1:1-8.

Fredericksen, T.S. 2014. Conservation key – Turtlepop: A collaborative effort for the conservation of pond turtles. Virginia Herpetological Society Newsletter 24:18-20.

Fredericksen, T.S. and A.R. Endara-Agramont. 2013. Regeneration patterns of eastern white pine (Pinus strobus L.) in hardwood-dominated forests in Virginia, USA. New Forests 44:51-61. 

Fredericksen, T.S. 2013 Conservation key – Eastern box turtle. Virginia Herpetological Newsletter 23:17-18.

Fredericksen, T.S. and M. Mann. 2012. A comparison of lowland and upland forests of Fairy Stone State Park, Virginia.  I. Vascular plants. Banisteria 39:3-13.

Fredericksen, T.S. and W. Boyd. 2012. A comparison of lowland and upland forests of Fairy Stone State Park, Virginia.  II. Terrestrial vertebrates. Banisteria 39:14-22.

Fredericksen, T.S. Silviculture of seasonally-dry tropical forests.  2011. Pp. 239-260 in Tropical Silviculture,  Günter, S., Stimm, B., Weber, M and Mosandl R. (eds.), Springer, Berlin.  

Research Intrests
Biodiversity conservation in managed forests, silvicultural treatments to improve forest productivity, reduced impact logging, natural history of species in eastern deciduous forest (e.g., eastern box turtle, southern flying squirrel), sustainable forest management, control of invasive exotic species.

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