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One of Warnell’s newest faculty members, Chad Bolding, has received the Carl Alwin Schenck Award from the Society of American Foresters.

The award recognizes outstanding performance in the field of forestry education and is presented every year at the organization’s national convention.… Read Article

Sharing a love of conversation


In Statesboro, Georgia, a 30,000-square-foot facility serves as a hub for shooting sports. It’s home to teams from Georgia Southern University, as well as 4-H competitions and practice for members of the public.  

Lanier Forster Clegg

The center also… Read Article

When Whitney Kistler and Barbara Shock take undergraduate students into the field for conservation biology classes, they make a point to discuss ticks and other disease vectors. 

Ticks are common around Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee, where Kistler (MS ’10, PHD ’14) and Shock (… Read Article

Nutter’s career has focused on forest hydrology and its many benefits

The national forests along the Appalachian Mountains weren’t established to protect wildlife or trees—they exist to protect water sources.

When retired Warnell professor Wade Nutter slips this fact into a conversation,… Read Article

When Gary Grossman arrived at the Warnell School of Forest Resources in 1981, he realized there was a jigsaw puzzle that needed to be solved.

With research interests focused on population dynamics and community ecology, Grossman was interested in what we now call biodiversity—but at the… Read Article

Understanding the state’s black bear population involves tree-climbing skills, technology and custom-made traps 


Cat Carter picked up a stick and, very carefully, poked the bear. 

Usually that’s a risky move. But in this case, she was playing it safe. As the bear lay on the floor… Read Article

Do you have a passion for passion flowers? So do butterflies!

The passion flower vine is more than just a pleasant sight on a summer walk—it's also a host plant for butterflies. Here in Georgia, you will see butterfly pollinators such as the gulf fritillary, variegated fritillary and… Read Article

Plantation Management Research Cooperative shares latest developments with members



The future of measuring pine trees might be sitting in the palm of your hand.

Testing the limits of smartphone technology was just one revelation shared at the recent meeting of the… Read Article

If you see one pig, there’s bound to be more nearby.

That’s the premise behind a novel method of controlling feral hogs now being tested by researchers at the University of Georgia. Called the “Judas pig technique,” the study is the first test in 15 years of its effectiveness against the… Read Article

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