Wayne Teel

Wayne Teel has lived in Virginia for the last fifteen years, after spending nine years in Africa working on agroforestry efforts. He received his PhD from the Natural Resources Department at Cornell University in 1994, specializing in Agroforestry. He is a Professor of Environmental Science in the Integrated Science and Technology Program at James Madison University, teaching courses on environmental issues, water quality, agricultural systems, sustainability, and geography. Among his research interests are alternative agriculture, making and using biochar as a soil amendment and a means of sequestering carbon, and using trees to control nutrient overload in area streams.