Burning in the Coastal Plain- Briana Hutcherson

One of my favorite and most engaging classes at Warnell only lasted a week. This past spring break I took the Prescribed Fire in the Forest Ecosystem course at the Jones center also known as Ichauway. Through this course I learned about the ecology of the coastal plain, the importance of the longleaf pine ecosystem […]

A Sneak Peak into Warnell’s Forestry Field Camp- by Hudson Jordan

In Warnell’s Forestry program, each student must attend what is called our “Forestry Field Camp” the summer after joining the professional program. Field Camp is essentially a 3 week boot camp for aspiring foresters. Each week focuses on a different component of forestry: operations, mensuration, and silviculture. In my experience, I have found that it […]

Not your Average Spring Break- by Andrew Rhonemus

Many college students tend to want to spend their spring breaks going to the beach and partying or at the very minimum going home to visit family and not think about school work for a few days. Last year though I broke the norm by spending my spring break in a college class. Not any […]

Wildlife Society takes on Conclave – by Jack Buban

Every spring the Warnell Chapter of the Wildlife Society competes in the Southeastern Student Conclave Competition. Schools from all over the southeast from as far as Arkansas and Kentucky compete, and UGA is consistently one of the highest finishers. This competition brings in the brightest students and faculty from all over the southeast in a […]

Not Bad for Government Work – Bethany McDaniel

The Philippines is at the apex of the Coral Triangle – a bio-geographic space of great biological and economic importance. The coastal and marine resources of the Philippines provide various ecosystem services – benefiting more than 50% of the total population living along coastal zones for food and income generation. The Philippines’ natural resources are […]

Empowerment- It all Started with a Modern-Day Dinosaur- by Catlyn Chapman

This past summer of 2018, I had the opportunity of starting a senior thesis project with UGA’s Sturgeon lab. I am a fisheries major and knew if I wanted to go to graduate school that doing a thesis project would be a good idea. If you are just now into Warnell, you might be wondering […]

A Warnellian’s Guide to Athens- by Laura Banister

Like many students in Warnell (or Warnellians—as we are affectionately called), I grew up in a small rural town in Georgia. Chickamauga, Georgia, is located in the top left corner of the state and is smooshed right in-between the Tennessee and Alabama borders. My house was isolated from our neighbors on twelve acres of land […]