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To prepare leaders in the conservation and sustainable management of forests and other natural resources; to discover ways to restore and better use the earth’s natural resources; and to put into practice forestry and natural resources knowledge.


  • 75 faculty
  • >100 support staff

Teaching, Research and Service

  • Environmental Systems Analysis
  • Fisheries & Aquaculture
  • Forest Biology
  • Forest Biotechnology
  • Forest Biometrics
  • Forest Business
  • Forest Management
  • Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management
  • Water & Soil Resources
  • Wildlife Ecology & Management


  • Georgia Registered Forester 
    • The Forestry major meets the educational requirements to qualify to take the examination to become a Registered Forester in Georgia or other southern states.
  • The Certified Forester Program
    • The Forestry major meets the educational requirements for Certified Forester, as stipulated by the Society of American Foresters.
  • Wildlife Society
    • The Wildlife major meets the educational requirements for Certified Wildlife Biologists, as stipulated by the Wildlife Society.
  • The American Fisheries Society
    • The Fisheries & Aquaculture major provides an education that meets the Professional Certification requirements recommended by the American Fisheries Society.
  • The Soil Science Society of America
    • The Water and Soil Resources major, with a Soil Management area of emphasis, fulfills the educational requirements for Certified Soil Scientist by the Soil Science Society of America.
  • The American Institute of Hydrology
    • The Water and Soil Resources major, with a Water Resources area of emphasis, provides course work required for certification by the American Institute of Hydrology in general hydrology, ground water hydrology, or water quality.
  • The Society of American Foresters
    • The Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources is accredited by the Society of American Foresters, guaranteeing that it meets certain standards for objectives, curriculum, faculty, students, administration, parent institution support, and physical resources and facilities.

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