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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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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

Biological Sciences Technician

Full Time, Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
Fort Collins or Colorado Springs,
Fri, 08/12/2022 - 9:05am

Fort Collins position --- Incumbent will work with a small team to alleviate wildlife damage along the I-25 corridor. Work includes assisting ranchers and farms with prairie dog and ground squirrel damage to crops. Much of the work is urban and suburban damage abatement to protect property and…

Agritourism & Recreation Intern

Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
Fri, 08/12/2022 - 8:58am

Washington Farms is a prominent agritourism farm in the state of Georgia, and we are currently seeking students who have a passion for the outdoors, recreation, tourism and agriculture to join our team this fall! Our fall season starts in late September and runs through early November. During…

Director, Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability

Full Time
Fri, 08/12/2022 - 8:55am

Provides overall leadership, direction, oversight, and promotion of the environmental stewardship and sustainability initiatives and practices provided by the University of the South. This includes collaboration between OESS staff and the wider university community including senior…