US Forest Service Research & Development
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  • 1400 Independence Ave., SW
  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
  • 800-832-1355
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Leila Pinchot

Leila Pinchot

Research Ecologist
359 Main Road
United States

Phone: 740-368-0039
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Current Research

Importance of site quality to long-term growth, survival and blight-resistance of backcross American chestnut

Use of American elm in mixed species plantings to restore degraded riparian ecosystems

Restoration of American elm through breeding

Development of early assay to determine tolerance of American elm to Dutch Elm Disease

Artificial regeneration of northern red oak on xeric sites: effects of family and seedling quality

Research Interests

Restoration of iconic tree species

Biotic and abiotic factors affecting planted seedling establishment success


  • The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Phd Natural Resources 2011
  • Master of Forestry, Yale School Of Forestry And Environmental Studies Forest Management 2008
  • Oberlin College, Bachelor Of Arts Biology 2003

Professional Organizations

  • Society Of American Foresters, Ohio Chapter, Science Advisor (2016 - )
  • Forest Stewards Guild, Member Of The Membership And Policy Council (2012 - )
  • Society of American Foresters, Member (2005 - )
  • The American Chestnut Foundation, Member (2004 - )

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Last updated on : 01/20/2016