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Spong, Ben

Associate Professor of Wood Science & Technology
Forest Operations Extension Specialist

Dr. Ben Spong earned a bachelor of science degree in forest resources from the University of Washington and both a master of forestry degree and a doctorate in forest engineering from Oregon State University. He teaches wood science courses in harvesting forest products and in forest roads. Dr. Spong is also an associate professor extension specialist.


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  1. Bragonje, R., Spong, B. D., Mcneel, J. F. (2018). 2018 West Virginia Forest Products Industry Directory. ahc.wvu.edu.
  2. Spong, B. D., Bragonje, R., Mcneel, J. F. (2017). WV Wood byproducts available and needed 2017. WVU Appalachian Hardwood Center, 1-33.
  3. Bragonje, R., Grushecky, S. T., Spong, B. D. (2015). The 2015 West Virginia Forest Products Industry Directory. ahc.wvu.edu.
  4. Spong, B. D., Grushecky, S. T., Bragonje, R., Magill, D. J. (2015). WV Wood byproducts available and needed.
  5. Bragonje, R., Borror, M., Grushecky, S. T., Spong, B. D. (2014). The 2014 West Virginia Forest Products Industry Directory. ahc.wvu.edu.
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