Archive | May 2013

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Forestry Field Camp: Part 2

After visiting Kronospan and Westervelt.  Warnell’s Forestry Field Camp crew headed into the woods with Mr. Joseph Parnell.  Mr. Parnell introduced the class to 3 different logging operations, both hardwood and pine, along with the wide variety of equipment and machinery used in the field.  Students gained an appreciation for the business side of forestry […]

Forestry Field Camp: Day #2

Yesterday was the start of our 2013 Forestry Field Camp. Dr. Greene, Dr. Dahlen, two of Warnell’s Student Services staff, four graduate students, and 14 undergraduates set out for Alabama bright and early. Their first stop was a visit to Kronospan – the world’s leading manufacturer of wood-based panels. Kronospan operates 30+ facilities in 27 […]

Summer, Sun, and Forestry

Classes are over, graduation is happening in just an hour, and next week is the beginning of Warnell’s Forestry Field Camp! Field Camp is a vital part of our curriculum where students are immersed into the forestry industry. The intensive three-week class is designed to provide students with hands-on learning experiences while demonstrating the real-world applications of forestry practices.   Duncan Wilder, a Warnell Alum, shares […]

South Georgia Visit

Last month, I spent some quality time enjoying the lower half of our beautiful state.  I visited 4 high schools, talked with 7 middle school classes, and made it out to the Okefenokee Forestry Field Day.  Along the way, I was able to meet with several students who’d never heard of Warnell – it’s one […]