Dr. Eric Taylor
Associate Professor and Extension Forestry Specialist
Office Phone: (903) 834-6191
Texas AgriLife Research & Extension Center at Overton
1710 FM 3053
Overton, Texas 75684
Dr. Taylor is an Extension Forestry Specialist with the Texas AgriLife Extension Service. Eric received his B.S. in Forestry (Timber Management) from Stephen F. Austin State University in 1988. Shortly after obtaining his M.S. in Forest Biometrics form Stephen F. Austin State University in 1990, Eric served as a User Technology Specialist for Lockheed Engineering and Sciences Company were his fundamental duty was to improved productivity through integrated technology. Eric left Lockheed in 1995 to pursue a Ph.D. at Texas A&M University. He received a Ph.D. in Forestry from Texas A&M University in 1998. His major area of study at that time was Forest Ecology with specializations in Geographic Information Systems, Global Positioning Systems, and Remote Sensing. Later that year, Eric joined Texas AgriLife Extension Service and the Department of Ecosystem Science & Management at Texas A&M University were he now serves, state-wide, as Associate Professor & Extension Specialist in Forestry. Current areas of focus include: ecosystem services such as carbon sequestration, woody bioenergy, traditional pine silviculture, landscape forestry, and wildland/urban interface management opportunities and issues.