Tours and Class Visits

Who’s coming this week? – Joe Vaughn

Who’s coming this week? – Joe Vaughn

My name is Joe Vaughn and I’m a forestry student at Warnell. The Forestry Club is one of my favorite student clubs and organizations offered at the University of Georgia and one of my favorite questions to ask our Forestry Club President is, “Who’s coming this week?” At our somewhat weekly meetings we are able […]

A Burning Curiosity – Scott Hendrickson

As I’m preparing to graduate, I think back on my journey from day one. I knew I wanted to be working in an outdoor environment, most likely in land management. However, through the classes in Warnell such as Forest Health & Protection, I have been exposed to wildland firefighting. The Georgia Forestry Commission, which handles […]

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 […]

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 […]

What Makes Warnell Different – Chad Jenkins

Warnell has truly been a blessing in my life. I was given the “It will become your home away from home” speech, and I can honestly say it has proved to be that as well as much more. It’s rather difficult to narrow down a single favorite quality that Warnell offers. I graduated from a […]

Stephens County High Shool Visit

This past December the halls and labs of Warnell were graced by 60+ Biology and Environmental Science students from Stephens County High School.  It’s always exciting to host so many students and share our passions with them.  The students rotated through 6 different stations covering everything from Warnell majors to forestry practices to snake identification. […]