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William Bartram was struck by the beauty of the trees he found along the banks of Georgia’s Altamaha River in 1773.

The trees, Bartram noted, had flowers that “are very large, expand themselves perfectly, are of a snow-white colour, and ornamented with a crown or tassel of gold coloured… Read Article

 Development could enhance local community asset while also benefiting Warnell School students and promoting conservation


The University of Georgia’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources is exploring a new development at Lake Blackshear in Lee County that will… Read Article

Jay Reddish holds up a designer knit dress. The colorful leaf patterns imprinted on its fabric, along with the wool fibers that create its structure, are tangible evidence of the path Reddish found to the University of Georgia.    From shoulders to hem, shapes of black walnut and water… Read Article

Spatial data develops insights into how individual birds behave


Every spring, flocks of birds small enough to fit in your hand fly thousands of miles and across continents to hatch the next generation.

The vast majority of these birds head for the chilly air of North America… Read Article

As the Flint River winds its way through west-central Georgia, its waters teem with one of the most diverse collection of fish anywhere in the country.

But look a little more closely and you’ll see an important role some of these fish play. Not only are they an indicator of the water’s… Read Article

Spring isn’t just for wildflowers and pollen—it’s also a time to hear wild turkeys gobble across Georgia and much of the Southeast.

That telltale chortle is also a signal that turkey hunting season is about to open, although changes to Georgia’s state regulations will keep hunters on… Read Article



Alumni Spotlight


For Cade Warner, forestry and family are synonymous.

“I grew up around foresters and around timberland and admired both. Forestry holds a special place in my heart,” said Warner, whose family has managed The Westervelt Company for almost 140 years. “… Read Article

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