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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
Panama City,
Tue, 08/16/2022 - 9:03am

Provides forest management technical assistance to rural private forest landowners to achieve the goals of the landowner, including timber revenue, sustained yield, ecological management and wildlife management; provides advice on timber marking and volume estimation and the sales of forest…

OPS+ Fish and Wildlife Biologist II

Full Time


Tue, 08/16/2022 - 9:00am

This position is responsible for day-to-day operations on the Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area and is heavily field oriented. Field work will consist of a mixture of land management tasks and wildlife surveys and will include equipment and infrastructure maintenance.…

Forest Wildlife Specialist- Forester

Full Time
Tue, 08/16/2022 - 8:39am

Forest Wildlife Specialist- Forester

Kentucky- All Lands


Location: Barbourville, Kentucky (or remote location near southeast Kentucky)

Employer: Ruffed Grouse Society & American Woodcock Society

Region: Southern Appalachians

Starting Date: October…