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Hard work is rewarded, said the speakers at the fall convocation ceremony for the University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, and this year’s crop of graduates should soon harvest their benefits.

That was the message brought to this year’s fall graduating class… Read Article

Talk about a steep learning curve.

When Srijana Baral arrived at the University of Georgia in 2017 to begin her master’s degree, she was navigating a graduate program thousands of miles away from her home in Nepal in a dense topic:… Read Article

When scientists want to improve a variety of vegetable, it can take a year or less to see changes—just the length of a reproductive cycle. But breeding improvements into trees can take years—sometimes decades—before changes can be seen.

Now, a process developed by researchers at the… Read Article

As hurricane Michael churned through the Gulf of Mexico to make landfall near Florida’s Apalachicola River in 2018, it left a sea of destruction in its wake.

The path was easy to follow on land, but debris and infrastructure failures also diminished the river’s water quality and led to… Read Article

A new project at the University of Georgia is investigating the declining ruffed grouse population in North Georgia, and scientists need help from outdoor enthusiasts.   Researchers at the UGA Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources in collaboration with the Georgia Department of… Read Article

From an early age, Joshua Uzu understood the connection between economics and natural resources.

Growing up in an oil-rich portion of Southern Nigeria, Uzu witnessed the effects drilling had on the land where he lived. Natural resources were a commodity, but also something that needed to… Read Article

A veteran Georgia Forestry Commission forester and Warnell graduate has earned the nation’s highest wildfire prevention honor.

Wildfire mitigation specialist Mark Wiles (BSFR ’98) of Elbert County is the winner of the 2022 Silver Smokey Bear Award. The award recognizes people and… Read Article

Alexandra McNeal reached across the black table and touched the chair across from her. She looked at her friends and former classmates next to her, beaming. “This was my table—this was my chair,” she said. “This was some of the best times of our life.”   McNeal had walked into a first-floor lab… Read Article

Cemeteries can serve as archives of history. But if a headstone or marker is lost, so is that connection to the past.   This is the puzzle caretakers of the cemetery at First United Methodist Church in Franklin, North Carolina, were eager to solve. Headstones at the cemetery,… Read Article

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