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Technology has found its way into almost every aspect of industry—it can decrease costs, increase efficiencies and even allow a birds-eye view of the entire operation.

While these advances have also had a profound effect on forestry and the forest products industry, many forest business… Read Article

After a few pandemic-related schedule changes, the 2023 Timberland Investment Conference returned to its spring timeslot for two days of networking and discussions.   This year’s event, which took place at The Ritz-Carlton on Florida’s Amelia Island, included national and state-specific… Read Article

As part of Warnell's Seminar Series, the school welcomed Fabricio Camacho and Aléxander Gonzalez to speak about their approach to conservation and environmental education in Costa Rica.

‘I enjoyed every minute of it’

Five years ago, Marvin Griffin landed the perfect job combining his knowledge of airplanes, military protocol and a degree in wildlife biology. 

The route to being wildlife biologist at Robins Air Force Base took a few extra twists and turns along the… Read Article

On a patch of land in Central New York last year, researchers collected more than 11,000 chestnuts.

But these nuts will absolutely not be roasted over an open fire. Instead, they will be replanted and tested for the presence of a specific gene, oxalate oxidase, or OxO, which gives the… Read Article

In some circles, getting a “red card” might get you in trouble. 

But the members of SAFE—the Student Association for Fire Ecology—see a red card as a benefit. That’s because in the world of prescribed burning, a red card can give you access to working on federal forestlands, where… Read Article

Counting on forestry

Allison Sheeks was skeptical.

Looking over the course catalog as she prepared to transfer to the University of Georgia from Augusta University, she saw “forestry” listed as a major. 

She almost didn’t believe it. “I thought, ‘There’s no way you can study… Read Article

Wesley Gerrin traces lines on a computer screen with his fingers. Some lead to the left, toward the Ocmulgee River. Others cut to the right, toward the Middle Oconee.

Along them, red dots mark the GPS locations where evidence was found.

Gerrin (BSFR ’15, MS ’21) is part of a team… Read Article

A year-long project to better understand Athens’ urban wildlife finds the county is supporting a variety of wildlife, despite its buildings and pavement.

The project involved a network of 27 wildlife cameras placed across Athens-Clarke County that collected more than 64,000 photos.… Read Article

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