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Director, Arkansas Forest Resources Center

Dean, School of Forest Resources


P.O. Box 3468
110 University Ct.

Monticello, AR 71655


Phone: 870.460.1052

Fax: 870.460.1494


B.S. Stephen F. Austin State University (1981)
M.S. Stephen F. Austin State University (1987)
Ph.D. Clemson University (1991)

Dr. Phil Tappe joined the university in 1991 and was appointed Director of the Arkansas Forest Resources Center of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and Dean of the School of Forest Resources of the University of Arkansas at Monticello in September, 2011.  He is responsible for leading the university system’s coordinated forest resources program, which includes the development and delivery of programs in education, research and extension that enhance and ensure the sustainability of forest-based natural resources.  Tappe currently serves as the chair of the southern region of the National Association of University Forest Resources Programs.  Tappe’s teaching and research has focused on forest and wildlife management.

UA Division of Agriculture  -  Agricultural Experiment Station  -  Cooperative Extension Service  -  School of Forest Resources  -  UA-Monticello

Arkansas Forest Resources Center, P.O. Box 3468, 110 University Ct., Monticello, AR 71656
870.460.1052  -