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"I chose this program because I believe that there are many people who are looking for a way to work in the outdoors, and Warnell is the place to learn how." — Jack DeRochers, forestry major

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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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A new project at the University of Georgia is investigating the declining ruffed grouse population in North Georgia, and scientists need help from outdoor enthusiasts.  

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A veteran Georgia Forestry Commission forester and Warnell graduate has earned the nation’s highest wildfire prevention honor.

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From the Jobs Board

Biological Science Technician (Wildlife)

Full Time
Thu, 12/08/2022 - 8:35pm

Uses WDM tools/devices which may include some or all of the following depending on need in assigned area: firearms; foothold, body-grip, cage traps; foot snares; neck snares; chemical control methods; pyrotechnics; noise cannons/exploders; drop nets; rocket/cannon nets; various other scaring…

Biological Science Technician (Wildlife)

Full Time
Catron County,
Thu, 12/08/2022 - 8:29pm

· Ride horseback over rough terrain and in other off-road environments to transport self and equipment for performing official duties.

· You will ride along with a herd to protect from predation.

· Determines and selects the most effective means of non-lethal wildlife mitigation…

Seasonal Forester (2-3 positions)

Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
Walden ,
Thu, 12/08/2022 - 8:24pm

· Cruising and data collection for forest-wide inventory

· Scouting and treatment layout for projects focused on watershed protection and climate change

· Field support on Adaptive Silicuture for Climate Change projects

· Chainsaw operation - thinning, firewood, and…