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As high school graduation neared, Jeff Jordan (BSFR ’95, MFR ’97) figured he would follow in the footsteps of his father, who spent his career in the Marine Corps. 

But then his dad sat him down and explained that if he had to do it all over again, he might not choose the same… Read Article

There is perhaps a bit of irony in Matt Goff’s role as a vegetation manager.  

Trained in forestry and working after graduation as a procurement forester, his goal was to keep trees growing as tall and straight as possible. But after a few years traveling the traditional forestry… Read Article

If you’re looking for the most interesting path, just follow Walter Cook. 

The former parks, recreation and tourism management professor… Read Article

On any given day, a range of issues might cross Wendi Weber’s desk. And by range, this could mean managing the country’s first marine national monument in the Atlantic, leading the multimillion-dollar Delaware River… Read Article

As his career took shape over the years, forestry is always where Alex Hinson found his footing. 

Raised on his family’s farm in South Carolina, his goal after college was to return home and run the family business. A growing part of this business involved timber production—something… Read Article

When cities or counties institute plastic bag bans or fees, the idea is to reduce the amount of plastic headed to the landfill.    But a new analysis by a University of Georgia researcher finds these policies, while created with good intentions, may cause more plastic bags to be… Read Article

UGA researchers, along with scores of international scientists, put studies on hold    Russia’s occupation of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine is putting research projects there in limbo, said University of Georgia scientist James Beasley.    Russian troops moved… Read Article

Among the hundreds of smartphone apps used around the world to identify invasive species, apps developed by the University of Georgia rise to the top.   This is according to a recent review of 41 apps published in NeoBiota, which ranked English-language apps available on the Apple App… Read Article

A number of public and private partnerships work to keep forests as forests—even if no trees are harvested

hIn Southeast Georgia, the Warnell family’s lands stretch along the Canoochee River, unfolding into thousands of acres of planted and natural pine stands.. But ask Fred Warnell about one of… Read Article

A University of Georgia professor’s dogged research into a mysterious eagle-killing disease has now received an international award.   The American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals, has… Read Article

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