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A graduate student at the University of Georgia is trying to understand how a fungal disease is affecting the health of snakes across the southeastern United States. 

Corinna Hazelrig, a recent graduate of the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources who is now a DVM-PhD student… Read Article

Researchers studying lake sturgeon in Northwest Georgia’s Coosa River have found evidence that the fish may be reproducing for the first time since they were wiped out in the 1970s. 

The discovery was made earlier this year, as a team of researchers prepared for a project of tagging and… Read Article

Priscilla Smith peers into a group of holly bushes on the University of Georgia's South Campus. Nestled between the leaves, she spies a young Joro spider clinging to its web. With her hand, she gently guides the spider into a plastic container—web and all.      Smith, a rising fourth-year… Read Article

New project examines economic aspects of this popular land-preservation tool 


For conservation easements set up to protect working forests, 30 may be a magic number.

While nearly all conservation easements now in place are designed to last “in perpetuity,” researchers at the… Read Article

Students are getting first-hand experience with species management and sustainability thanks to a multi-year partnership between paper and packaging supplier DS Smith and the University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources.

Based in Atlanta and managing thousands of… Read Article

By Allison Harris Keepers   New research from researchers at the UGA Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources predicts that as a changing climate brings increasing drought conditions, the at-risk gopher frog population—an important indicator species for biodiversity in the Southeast—… Read Article

By Ian Bennett

According to a new study by researchers in the University of Georgia’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, replacing coal in Georgia’s power plants with woody biomass could not only meet Georgia’s power needs, but reduce carbon emissions.

The research… Read Article

A new study by the University of Georgia found Florida panthers are the No. 1 cause of mortality for white-tailed deer in southwest Florida.

The researchers set out to get a better picture of what factors most affect the survival of Florida’s white-tailed deer, the most popular game… Read Article

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 includes a combination of classroom-style quizzes on… Read Article

When assistant professor Gino D’Angelo launched into his convocation ceremony speech, he was practicing what he was preaching—which was, quite literally, to find your stage.    D’Angelo was one of three guest speakers to impart wisdom upon the 77 students graduating at the spring 2022 ceremony… Read Article

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