Andrew J. Londo is the assistant director, agriculture and natural resources, for Ohio State University Extension. He was previously a professor of silviculture and Extension forestry coordinator at Mississippi State University.
Originally from Michigan, Londo earned his bachelor’s degree in forestry from Michigan Technological University, his master’s degree in forest science from Texas A&M University and his doctorate in forest science from Michigan Technological University.
A highly respected scholar, Londo is known for his research in prescribed fire, forest health, mine reclamation, carbon sequestration, soils, forest management, intensive pine silviculture and non-industrial private forest landowner issues. Londo has authored 190 journal articles, books, chapters, papers, abstracts, publications and magazine articles. He has also been awarded grants totaling $5.4 million to work on 39 projects, including the Western Gulf Longleaf Pine Restoration Project and the Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Project for the Mississippi Forestry Commission.
Londo has worked as Extension forestry coordinator at Mississippi since 2005, where he was responsible for supervising Extension associates, coordinating Extension programing and seeking funding to support programming. He has been a professor of silviculture at the university since 2008.
Londo has won numerous awards and honors, including the National Woodland Owners Association and National Association of University Forest Resources Programs’ National Family Forest Education Award in 2012. He holds memberships in the Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals and the National Association of County Agricultural Agents.