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Holly Campbell

Public Service Assistant

My position at Warnell is a blend of public service and outreach and undergraduate instruction. My outreach work focuses on wildland fire, community forestry/ arboriculture, woody plant identification, and wild harvesting education. I instruct/co-instruct undergraduate and split-level courses and am part of the core faculty of the Community Forestry and Arboriculture (COFA) Area of Emphasis

  •  B.S.A., Horticulture, University of Georgia, 1998
  • M.S. in Forest Resources (soil science), University of Georgia, 2015 
Selected Publications:

2022. Campbell, J. and Gordon, J. Community Tree Care in Wildfire-Prone Landscapes. WSFNR-22-63A

2022. Campbell, J. and Gordon, J. Trees with Compound Leaves: Identification Guide of Common Georgia Species. WSFNR-22-89A

2021. Gordon, J. Abney, R., and Campbell, J. Safely Planting Trees Near Septic Systems. WSFNR-21-83A

2021. Campbell, J. and Kolich, H. Wild Harvesting American Plum and Chickasaw Plum in Georgia. WSFNR-21-81A

2020. Campbell, J.H., Fawcett, J.E. Fawcett, Godwin, D.R., and Boby, L.A. Smoke Management Guidebook for Prescribed Burning in the Southern Region. WSFNR-20-91A

2020. Clabo, D.C. and Campbell, J.H. Restoring Fire to Long-Unburned Pine-Dominated Stands on Georgia Private Lands. WSFNR-20-97A

2020. Campbell, J.H. Firescaping: Wildfire-Resistant Landscaping in Georgia. WSFNR-20-96A

2020. Campbell, J.H. and Gordon, J. Identifying Selected Oak Trees in Georgia. WSFNR-20-93B

2018. Campbell, J.H. and Morris, L.A. Land use and soil legacy in the Lower Coastal Plain: A case study of Wormsloe State Historic Site, Georgia. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 73(4):386-399.

2017. Coyle, D., Nagendra, U., Taylor, T., Campbell, H., Cunard, C., Joslin, A., Mundepi, A., Phillips, C., and Callaham M. Soil fauna responses to natural disturbances, invasive species, and global climate change: Current state of the science and a call to action. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 110.

2016. Campbell, J.H. and Coyle, D. Littleleaf disease: Biology, ecology, and management in southern pines. SREF-SLP-019. Retrieved from 

2015. Campbell, J.H., Morris, L.A., and Markewitz, D. Combining electromagnetic induction and resistivity imaging with soil sampling to investigate past soil disturbance at Wormsloe State Historic Site, Savannah, GA. Soil Horizons. 56:6.

Area of Specialty:

Courses Taught

  • COFA 4650S - COFA Field Practicum (Maymester)
  • COFA 5010/7010L - Urban Tree Management II Lab (fall)
  • FANR 1200 - Natural History of Georgia (spring)
  • FANR 3600 - Wild Harvesting in Georgia (fall)
  • FORS 3010/3010L - Dendrology (spring)


  • Community forestry and arboriculture
  • Firescaping
  • Prescribed fire
  • Soils
  • Woody plant identification
  • Wild harvesting


  • Warnell Honors and Awards Committee
  • Warnell Seminar Committee
  • Georgia Tree Council
  • Athens Community Tree Council
  • ANREP Professional and Leadership Development Committee

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