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A new project at the University of Georgia is investigating the declining ruffed grouse population in North Georgia, and scientists need help from outdoor enthusiasts.   Researchers at the UGA Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources in collaboration with the Georgia Department of… Read Article

From an early age, Joshua Uzu understood the connection between economics and natural resources.

Growing up in an oil-rich portion of Southern Nigeria, Uzu witnessed the effects drilling had on the land where he lived. Natural resources were a commodity, but also something that needed to… Read Article

A veteran Georgia Forestry Commission forester and Warnell graduate has earned the nation’s highest wildfire prevention honor.

Wildfire mitigation specialist Mark Wiles (BSFR ’98) of Elbert County is the winner of the 2022 Silver Smokey Bear Award. The award recognizes people and… Read Article

Alexandra McNeal reached across the black table and touched the chair across from her. She looked at her friends and former classmates next to her, beaming. “This was my table—this was my chair,” she said. “This was some of the best times of our life.”   McNeal had walked into a first-floor lab… Read Article

Cemeteries can serve as archives of history. But if a headstone or marker is lost, so is that connection to the past.   This is the puzzle caretakers of the cemetery at First United Methodist Church in Franklin, North Carolina, were eager to solve. Headstones at the cemetery,… Read Article

Graduate students are tasked with answering a lot of big questions.   But sometimes, the complicated equations and rigorous lab tests required of advanced degrees pale in comparison to financial decisions like employer insurance or savings plans. To help students navigate these life-changing… Read Article

Trees in the summer get all the attention.

Leafy green trees are symbols of growth and prosperity. Their leaves bring valuable shade, and as they change color people make extra effort to see the show. Once they drop, it’s easy to assume that the plants are “asleep” until springtime… Read Article

An innovative graduate program at the University of Georgia is one of a handful across the country that is teaching students through “real world” problem solving.   Today’s students increasingly require a deeper level of study—not just classroom teaching, but also research and learning connected… Read Article

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