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UGA researchers, along with scores of international scientists, put studies on hold    Russia’s occupation of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine is putting research projects there in limbo, said University of Georgia scientist James Beasley.    Russian troops moved across the Ukrainian… Read Article

Among the hundreds of smartphone apps used around the world to identify invasive species, apps developed by the University of Georgia rise to the top.   This is according to a recent review of 41 apps published in NeoBiota, which ranked English-language apps available on the Apple App Store and… Read Article

A University of Georgia professor’s dogged research into a mysterious eagle-killing disease has now received an international award.   The American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals, has… Read Article

A number of public and private partnerships work to keep forests as forests—even if no trees are harvested

hIn Southeast Georgia, the Warnell family’s lands stretch along the Canoochee River, unfolding into thousands of acres of planted and natural pine stands.. But ask Fred Warnell about one of… Read Article

New approach to outreach becomes award-winning solution for Warnell faculty member

As the world began its pandemic lockdown, Jason Gordon began connecting with more people than ever before.

But rather than crisscrossing the state to speak with Extension agents or professional… Read Article

Warnell’s award-winning researcher Cristian Montes uses machine learning to find trends in forest growth.

There’s a lot of information embedded in a tree stand.   There’s elevation. Temperature changes. Rainfall. The age of the trees. At some point, insects might settle on one. A windstorm could… Read Article

Using cameras and collars, UGA researchers aim to understand wildlife movements, geography  

Squirrels, birds and opossums have all adapted to living in urban spaces. More recently, so have coyotes.   But much is still unknown about how coyotes move throughout urban areas, such as metro Atlanta… Read Article

Many forest landowners think about taxes only after they had a timber sale. However, careful tax planning is essential to minimize your total taxes considering the long-term nature of forest management and the availability of a few income tax provisions related to timber. Here are 9 tax tips for… Read Article

Hurricanes can negatively affect southern pine forests. The strong winds and flooding associated with these storms can damage tree branches, stems, roots, and foliage.

A recent example of a severe hurricane that impacted southern forests is Hurricane Michael. Hurricane Michael was a… Read Article

Agriculture producers are well aware of the economic impacts they suffer at the snout and mouth of the wild pig. Hunters are harvesting pigs in the fall along with deer and other game species. Wild pigs are abundant, troublesome, and widespread in Georgia.

Wild Pigs–also called feral… Read Article

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