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Human land use activities, particularly urbanization, have done extensive harm to the environment. Now, it’s up to people to fix it. Warnell's Rhett Jackson believes even small steps can go a long way to improving our water quality. But to tackle the problem, people must know about it.

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Evidence of diseases sheds new light on fledgling mortality


Across South Florida, wildlife find ways to thrive in some of the unlikeliest of places.

Take, for example, the islands of trees in the middle of man-made lakes, often found as part of golf course communities. These… Read Article

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Mike Hunter just wants to be outside.

As a forester registered in the state of Georgia, his love for the outdoors led him down a path to become the lands and facilities director at the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources.

“That’s the reason I went into the forestry and… Read Article

Pete Bettinger is one of two UGA faculty members to receive USDA award

Two University of Georgia faculty members associated with the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources have received national teaching awards from the USDA.

Pete Bettinger, the Leon "Buddy" Hargreaves Jr.… Read Article

It’s been a busy fall semester for Margaret Griggs.

Arriving on campus as a transfer student, Griggs first needed to learn the ins and outs of being a University of Georgia student. But at the same time, she needed to focus on a new project: Restarting UGA’s mountain biking team.

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It’s been 40 years since Rex Benham (BSFR ’82) traded the rolling hills of Georgia with the open skies of East Texas, but he feels he got a good deal in the end.

“Texas isn’t all that different from Georgia,” says Benham, who manages about 240,000 acres of pine stands for Resource… Read Article

On the one hand, logging companies are facing a crisis: There are about 40% fewer logging businesses today than there were 30 years ago, with many more owners slated to retire in the next decade.

But on the other hand, the industry is primed for new growth, stemming from a new generation… Read Article

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Staring into a glob of mud, the students saw some movement. A few whipped out their phones to capture what they were watching.

Except, one dropped. The one with the cleanest hands was elected to wipe it off. “But my credit cards are… Read Article

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