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Centers, Labs, and Committees

Members of the Alumni Steering Committee work together to support events, programs, and philanthropic initiatives that help the school accomplish its mission. The 13…

Activities in the Aquatic Toxicology lab primarily involve determination of the effects of environmental pollutants on aquatic organisms such as fish and freshwater mussels. We are also interested in investigating the early life history of freshwater mussels,…

In 2017 Dean Greene assembled the Dean's Advisory Board to replace our former External Advisory Committee. This group will work alongside our two active alumni committees with a specific focus on assisting the dean with strategic planning and networking across…

The Abrams Lab at the University of Georgia is part of the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources and Savannah River Ecology Laboratory. We welcome new opportunities to collaborate, new innovative research ideas, and new graduate students with interests in…

Our lab is interested in understanding how biotic and abiotic factors influence the physiology of trees and how the physiological mechanisms of trees regulate ecosystem processes. Our main research themes are focused on water, carbon, and nitrogen cycling in forest…

We focus on the population dynamics, ecology, and life history of coastal sturgeons and other marine fishes. Our research informs management and conservation efforts.


Research in the Warnell Herpetology Laboratory focuses on the population, community and conservation ecology of amphibians and reptiles. Our research program is predominantly field based and is situated across Georgia, extending into North Carolina, Pennsylvania, New…

Research in the Merkle Lab


Research in our lab has focused on adapting the in vitro phenomenon known as somatic embryogenesis (SE) for mass clonal propagation and genetic manipulation of southern forest species. With SE, structures resembling seed…

“Avian Vacuolar Myelinopathy (AVM) is the most significant unknown cause of eagle mortality in the history of the United States”


Fiber Supply Assessment studies estimate present and future forest inventories, including:



  • Acquisition and analysis (spatial and not) of Forest inventory related data;

  • Development and implementation of inventory projection models; and

The University of Georgia’s Center for Forest Business integrates pioneering academic research and sound financial methods to provide education and service to forest industry, investors and landowners throughout the world.


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Alumni & Giving at Warnell


Introduction


Oconee Forest Park is a 60 acre natural area on the University of Georgia campus in Athens, Georgia. The park is administered by the Daniel B. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources.


Oconee Forest Park provides recreation,…

We have 72 faculty in Warnell, most of whom have a joint teaching and research appointment. Twelve of our faculty have public service and outreach responsibilities as a key component of their appointment.


A network of 17 cooperative research units has been established to provide research, technical assistance, and education to resource and environmental managers. These Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units (CESUs), serve a broad role as providers of research, technical…

The Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study has provided continuous service since 1957 for the health of this nation’s wildlife resources, domestic livestock, and people.


TimberMart-South publishes quarterly and annual reports used by private companies, consultants, landowners, and others to assess market prices in the US South. We have been surveying and reporting timber prices since 1976, and market news since 1996. 


Our…

The Tree Health Care Outreach Laboratory synthesizes and integrates research information on tree biology, pest/tree dynamics, and soil/tree relations. New methods for assessing tree health are designed as well as prescriptions for treatments developed. Results are…

Our research centers around the physiology and ecology of trees and other woody species. We are particularly interested in water transport in plants, which is essential for plant survival. Plant water transport properties are directly related to plant distributions…

The Warnell Graduate Student Association is open to all graduate students within the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources. WGSA provides a forum to address graduate student needs and interests and is a great way to meet fellow students.


WGSA hosts…

Whitehall Forest covers approximately 840 acres in the piedmont region's Clarke and Oconee Counties, approximately 4 miles from downtown Athens, Ga. The forest is comprised of natural pine, planted pine, pine hardwood, hardwood pine, upland hardwood, and bottomland…

Comprised of 10 graduates from the last 10 years, members of Warnell’s Young Alumni Committee serve a 3 year term and work to support school activities and encourage…

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