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"Wildlife sciences is something I don't think I will ever get tired of. The excitement I had as a kid when I saw wildlife is still in me today, and it is something I have always loved. I couldn't imagine majoring in anything else." —Morgan Lyons, B.S.F.R., 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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Pine sawtimber and chip-n-saw stumpage prices in Georgia stabilized during the fourth quarter of 2023 following three consecutive quarters of decline. However, pine pulpwood stumpage prices continued to fall during the quarter.

How trees stand and fall is centered upon the load they are under and how they hold against wind and gravity. Understanding tree structure, and how it bends and twists in the wind, is key to effective risk management along streets, in parks, and across…

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From the Jobs Board

Soil Conservationist

Full Time
Various, SC,


Assists in gathering and assembling preliminary data for all resource concerns for use in developing complete basic farm conservation plans. Understands all applicable NRCS and Farm Bill programs available to address resource concerns and explains cost share programs and payment…


Full Time
Columbia, SC,

Serves as timekeeper for the Field, State or Headquarters Office. Assist Management and Strategy staff with operating budget for travel. Prepares and/or reviews travel authorizations and vouchers in Gov Trip for all Field, State or Headquarters employees. Initiates personnel actions as instructed…


Full Time
Amicalola Falls State Park, GA,

Join our great team that manages Georgia's only backcountry inn! We are now accepting applications for a staff naturalist to start late summer 2024. This is for a full time, year round, live onsite position. Enjoy this unique opportunity to live and work in a wilderness setting in the lovely…