Student Perspectives

Natural Resources as a Lifestyle-Jessica Reynolds

As a student in the Warnell School of Forestry School and Natural Resources, it is easy to become a bit biased in thinking our field is the best. However, it really is. How many people do you know that want to go to their cubicle on the weekend for fun? I don’t know about a […]

There’s Always Something Going On – Michael Buchanon

There’s Always Something Going On – Michael Buchanon

My name is Michael Buchanon and I’m a Forestry major at Warnell. What I love about Warnell, is that there’s always something to do outside of classwork. Of the many clubs housed In Warnell, I’m a member and an officer of two of them: The Forestry Club and our National Wild Turkey Federation chapter. Forestry […]

“You did WHAT this summer?” – Ellen Brady-McGaughey

“You did WHAT this summer?” – Ellen Brady-McGaughey

My name is Ellen Brady-McGaughey and I am a senior Wildlife Sciences major. This past summer I was given an opportunity that truly changed my life. When I began my search for a summer internship, I was looking for anything that seemed interesting to me, from wildlife rehabilitation to field work. I stumbled upon a […]

“So, you want to be a Park Ranger?”  – Sarah Lynn Bowser

“So, you want to be a Park Ranger?” – Sarah Lynn Bowser

My name is Sarah Lynn Bowser, and I am a junior wildlife sciences major at Warnell. Whenever I am asked about what I study here at UGA, I am always ready for the follow up question of “So, what do you want to do with that? You want to be a park ranger?” Now, while […]

An Uncommon Love – Karsen Weems

An Uncommon Love – Karsen Weems

My biggest fear has been snakes for as long as I can remember- apparently, that is to age 6. When I was six we visited some family friends out in California. My brother, being four years older than me, did not want an annoying little sister following him around. (Keep in mind we were in […]

Fighting the Good Fight – Austin Goelz

Fighting the Good Fight – Austin Goelz

Growing up, I more or less lived outside. Every day me and all my neighborhood friends would come home from school and instantly retreat to our adventures in the outdoors; whether that was building tree forts, fighting with swords made from broken off tree branches, or stomping around in the creek behind my neighborhood. Now […]

A few of my favorite Forestry things! – Annabeth Spence

A few of my favorite Forestry things! – Annabeth Spence

There are so many sides to describe Warnell and why I love it. As a forestry student I’d like to share with you some of my favorite memories. While I have countless memories of classes and events there are four that really stand out in my mind. So, here are a few of my favorite […]