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A pine tree native to the Southeast may have the ability to withstand extreme drought and fire—conditions that kill pines native to the western United States—according to a new study by a University of Georgia researcher.   The study is the first to investigate the ability of longleaf pine to… Read Article



African Americans’ expertise in agriculture and natural resources goes back thousands of years—and we need to work to remake those connections.   This was part of the message… Read Article

Hold a single pine needle in your hand. What do you see? 

Better yet, what if you pulled out your pocketknife and sliced a thin sliver from the center of that needle? That’s the part that Warnell associate professor Dan Johnson is looking at. 

That small green speck in your hand… Read Article

The University of Georgia is moving closer to finalizing a sale of property on Lake Blackshear in South Georgia.    The 2,500-acre lakefront parcel was donated to the UGA Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources by Charles Wheatley in 1989. UGA is now working with Forest Resource… Read Article

Wild birds come into contact with backyard chicken flocks more frequently than people realize, creating a pathway for pathogens to transmit back and forth, according to research from researchers at the University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources. Such pathways increase… Read Article

Growing trees across a central swath of the Southeastern United States comes with an elevated risk for windstorm damage, according to new research from the University of Georgia.

Using a modeling process that accounts for a variety of variables—in this case, factors such as terrain, depth… Read Article

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