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International research team finds thriving wildlife populations in Chernobyl

A team of international researchers, including James Beasley, assistant professor of wildlife ecology at the University of Georgia Savannah River Ecology Laboratory and the Warnell School Forestry and Natural Resources, has discovered abundant populations of wildlife at Chernobyl, the site of the 1986 nuclear accidentthat released radioactive particles into the environment and forced a massive evacuation of the human population. Full story

The South Atlantic Conservation Blueprint: from planning to action

Seminar Online: Rua Mordecai Full story

Warnell School to honor distinguished alumni at Homecoming festivities

The Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources will honor two alumni over Homecoming weekend. Joe Hamilton has been named the 2015 Distinguished Alumnus, and Sharon Holbrooks will be recognized as the 2015 Distinguished Young Alumnus. These awards are given annually to alumni who have made outstanding contributions to the natural resources fields and have remained strong supporters of the Warnell School.Award winners are nominated by colleagues and other alumni. Full story

Georgia drivers be on the lookout this fall: Deer-vehicle collisions increase during breeding season

Fall is prime breeding season for deer across Georgia. It’s also when drivers are more likely to hit deer that run into the road, according to a new study from the University of Georgia. Warnell School researchers have completed a county-by-county analysis of when motorists should be more aware of possibly hitting a deer. They looked at breeding data and then compared it to deer-vehicle collision statistics across Georgia. Full story

Animals and Ecosystem Function in Hetergeneous Landscapes of the Anthropocene

Seminar Online: Dr. Krista Cappsfish harvest and ecological stoichiometry screen shot Full story

Warnell forest health researcher named Entomological Society of America Science Policy Fellow

University of Georgia tree health expert Kamal Gandhi has been named a Science Policy Fellow for the Entomological Society of America, just one offive scientists across the country named to the program. Full story

Pesticides, Predators, Patch Cuts and Plantings: Persistent Peril or Possible Promise for the Prized Eastern Hemlock?

Seminar Online: Dr. Bud Mayfield Full story