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You don’t have to call him professor. Please don’t call him Kyle. In fact, “Dr. Woo” fits just fine.

The respectful nickname for associate professor Kyle Woosnam, who teaches parks, recreation and tourism management in the UGA Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, echoes the… Read Article

In James Beasley’s lab, students play an integral role in developing and shaping the research done there.

Their perspectives are very much valued, says the associate professor, who is based at the Savannah River Ecology Lab in Aiken, South Carolina. Teaching and research are linked, says… Read Article

When James Martin launches his lessons for his “Principles of Habitat” class, a course all wildlife majors at the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources have to take, it’s fairly straightforward.

It covers topics such as animal nutrition and plants, says Martin, and is pretty… Read Article

Elizabeth McCarty receives Warnell’s 2019-2020 Alumni Association faculty award for Outreach


Elizabeth McCarty is willing to help out.

From her office and lab at the University of Georgia’s Tifton campus, a typical day for McCarty could include a few phone calls from… Read Article

Matt Head’s ‘student-focused’ approach, use of technology cited in Outstanding Advising Administrator award


He might not be a superhero, but to faculty and students at the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, Matt Head’s advising skills certainly seem to raise… Read Article

Award-winning wildlife professor says he enjoys students’ energy


There is no template for teaching in higher education.

Professors draw from myriad influences when they engage their own students. Past teachers and experiences in graduate school often top the list, but… Read Article

Study helps municipalities take a proactive approach to improving drinking water


If a community wants to improve its drinking water, one option is to spend money on upgrading equipment. But another option is to focus on how land upstream is managed, improving the water… Read Article

Every day, Americans touch fibers that came from trees, whether it’s in the cardboard box holding our breakfast cereal or the contents of our mailbox picked up at the end of the day.

The trees used in the pulp-making process are constantly being replanted, making these products inherently… Read Article

Every fall, visitors flock to the coasts of Georgia and South Carolina.

But these aren’t families looking for a sandy spot on the beach; rather, these visitors are butterflies on their annual migration.

The orange and black wings of monarch butterflies get the most attention, and… Read Article


Cody Tisdale’s recent presentation for his master’s thesis was groundbreaking—but maybe not in the way you might expect.

Yes, his work examining the levels of contaminants in wild turkeys opened up new avenues of research, but it was his method of presenting his work—via a… Read Article

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