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"Since I was young, it has been my dream to be a wildlife biologist and work with animals. This program allows me to explore my passion for the outdoors while gaining a hands-on, in-depth education." — Lavendar Harris, Fisheries Wildlife (Wildlife Sciences)

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A Commitment to our Natural World.

How will our students change the world? Our programs explore the ways our forests, waterways, soils, and animals can thrive. Choose from these areas: 

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Priscilla Smith peers into a group of holly bushes on the University of Georgia's South Campus. Nestled between the leaves, she spies a young Joro spider clinging to its web. With her hand, she gently guides the spider into a plastic container—web and…

New project examines economic aspects of this popular land-preservation tool 


For conservation easements set up to protect working forests, 30 may be a magic number.

Students are getting first-hand experience with species management and sustainability thanks to a multi-year partnership between paper and packaging supplier DS Smith and the University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources.

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From the Jobs Board


Full Time
Saint Cloud ,
Thu, 08/18/2022 - 8:40am

An exciting opportunity exists for an entry-level Fish and Wildlife Biologist to join a team of biologists and technicians on Triple N Ranch and Herky Huffman Bull Creek Wildlife Management Areas (WMA) in Osceola County, FL. This position serves as a Fish and Wildlife Biological Scientist II on…

Field Forester

Full Time
Grants Pass,
Thu, 08/18/2022 - 8:11am

Primary Job Duties 

  i.      Competency in all of the below is not required; a willingness to pursue this knowledge and learn from leadership may be sufficient

  ii.      Assist in harvest & road layout, and silviculture administration

  iii.      Assist in the…


Full Time
Madison, Wisconsin, Lansing, Michigan, or St. Paul, Minnesota,
Thu, 08/18/2022 - 8:00am

The U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) Upper Midwest Water Science Center (UMid WSC) is pleased to announce we are seeking applicants for 1-2 Hydrologist positions to join the Aquatic Contaminants Team. The Hydrologist(s) will work with an innovative team of scientists on studies related to the…