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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 the… 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 purchased in the… 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 across the Ukrainian… 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 Store and… Read Article

Forestry team relearns ropes at 2022 conclave

After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions, members of the University of Georgia’s Forestry Club finally got a chance to test their skills at this year’s Forestry Conclave.   Hosted this year by the University of Tennessee, the event… Read Article

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