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Fall 2016

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Table of Contents

  • Goodbye Bob Warren: Popular wildlife professor retires after 33 years
  • Boone & Crockett chooses Warnell for University Endowed Professorship
  • Welcome to Warnell: Hiring spree brings new faculty faces
  • New UGA experiential learning initiative old news to Warnell
  • Thank you to our donors: Honor Roll
  • Faculty Q&A: Bynum Boley
  • A Word from the Development Office
  • Brian Simmons, Alumni on the Job
  • Research News, Student News, Alumni News, Warnell Notes, Class Notes, Obituaries etc...



Spring 2016

Fall 2015

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Table of Contents

  • Bread kills birds: Warnell researchers studying problem of people feeding birds in parks
  • How many trees does a city need? Warnell researchers study best ways to measure urban tree cover
  • Environmentalists and ecotourists should be allies, researchers say
  • Water detectives: Warnell researchers studying eucalyptus trees hydration source
  • Healthy parks, healthy people: Warnell researchers link proximity to outdoor recreation opportunities to healthier BMIs
  • Distinguished Alumnus: Joe Hamilton
  • Distinguished Young Alumnus: Sharon Holbrooks
  • The 2015 Annual Report
  • Faculty Q&A with Robert Bringolf
  • Garrett Mack, Alumni on the Job
  • School News, Student News, Alumni News, Class Notes, Obituaries etc...

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  • Dr. Dale Greene is on the job: Longtime Warnell professor takes the reigns
  • International research team discovers thriving wildlife at Chernobyl
  • Wood strength study sheds light on lowered lumber ratings
  • Wilderness areas need buffer zones, Warnell researchers say
  • Warnell study: Modern best management practices minimizing water quality issues
  • Are pines dying off for no good reason? Warnell researchers say that land managers don’t have to fear “Southern Pine Decline”
  • Thank you to our donors: Honor Roll
  • Faculty Q&A with Chuck Bargeron
  • Erin Lincoln, Alumni on the Job
  • School News, Student News, Alumni News, Class Notes, Obituaries etc...

Spring 2015

Fall 2014

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Table of Contents

  • Tri-state study focuses on coyote distribution, territories
  • Researchers zeroing in on genes that control how trees react to stress
  • Is traveling worth the greenhouse gas cost? Warnell study looks at tourism benefits
  • Send in the clones: Study of loblolly clones shows differences in drought conditions
  • Digging for trouble? The deepening of the Savannah harbor will boost Georgia’s economy, but at what environmental expense?
  • Distinguished Alumnus: Claude Yearwood
  • The 2014 Annual Report
  • Faculty Q&A with Nate Nibbelink
  • Matt Owens, Alumni on the Job
  • School News, Student News, Alumni News, Class Notes, Obituaries etc...

Table of Contents

  • Invasive grass creating a feast of American toads for wolf spiders
  • Warnell researchers studying ways to revive the lost Franklin trees
  • 50 year anniversary of Wilderness Act kicks off survey on challenges
  • Warnell team investigates Wormsloe State Park’s hidden soil history
  • A lasting gift: Harley Langdale Jr. leaves major gift to the Center for Forest Business
  • Thank you to our donors
  • Faculty Q&A with Bob Warren
  • Guest Alumni Column: Jessica Warren
  • Tiffany Williams Woods, Alumni on the Job
  • School News, Student News, Alumni News, Class Notes, Obituaries etc...

Spring 2014

Fall 2013

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  • Turkeys under fire: Are prescribed burns in Louisiana affecting bird population?
  • Wood pellets boosting efforts to cut greenhouse gases in Europe, Warnell study finds
  • UGA student-athletes getting lessons in sustainability through mentor program
  • Valuable trout: Public value of trout fishing in Georgia almost $90 million
  • Earth’s critical zone in Sumter National Forest focus of new major UGA project
  • A Legacy of Excellence: A hard change has spurred decades of evolution for the South’s premiere natural resources school
  • Distinguished Alumnus: Tommy Sasser
  • The 2013 Annual Report
  • Faculty Q&A with Elizabeth King
  • Alumni News: Bill Wise, Alumni on the Job
  • School News, Student News, Class Notes, Obituaries etc...

Table of Contents

  • A teaching moment: New aquaponics system at local middle school offers unique learning opportunity
  • Cypress in Georgia: a limited resource or a new opportunity?
  • Valuable trout: Public value of trout fishing in Georgia almost $90 million
  • Tracking from orbit: New study looks at how satellites can be used to grow switchgrass
  • From student to professional: How Warnell is preparing students for life after graduation and how alumni can help
  • Faculty Q&A with Kamal Gandhi
  • Alumni News: Tim MacKay, Alumni on the Job
  • School News, Student News, Class Notes, Obituaries etc...

Spring 2013

Fall 2012

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  • A Surprising Discovery: An endangered mussel is relying on an endangered fish to reproduce
  • Damaging Foraging: New study focuses on mitigating damage caused by deer foraging
  • Environmentally-Friendly Dorm: Does knowing how environmentally friendly a dorm is affect students’ feelings about sustainability?
  • Better Trees Means Better Streams: New study finds trees improve stream quality in the Appalachians
  • A Forestry Pioneer Remembered: Harley Langdale Jr. revolutionized the forest industry in Georgia
  • Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources 2012 Annual Report: Take a look at our past year’s accomplishments, financial support, graduates, and alumni efforts.
  • Faculty Q&A with Jay Shelton
  • School News, Class Notes, Obituaries etc...

Table of Contents

  • Modeling Alligators: New Warnell study could change how alligators are harvested in three states
  • More money for cleaner fuel: Warnell professor gets $1.5 million biofuels grant
  • Walk it off: Survey finds walking is top outdoors activity
  • Dry future: Rainfall exclusion project looking at a dryer forest
  • Why did the bear cross the road? A new road widening project in Middle Georgia will cut through a black bear habitat
  • Alumni on the Job: Landus Bennett
  • Faculty Q&A with Neelam Poudyal
  • School News, Class Notes, Obituaries etc...

Spring 2012

Fall 2011

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  • Catching a glimpse: The life of cats
  • Carbon Currency: Can carbon credits work for forestry?
  • No view, no visitors: Poor air quality is affecting visibility at national parks
  • Tracking from the stars: Researchers are using satellites to predict streamflow
  • Data dump: A large donation of detailed information from Forisk Inc. about raw materials consumption might help researchers map out the past, present and future of the forest industry
  • Distinguished Alumnus: Associate Dean of Research Jim Sweeney
  • Faculty Q&A with Steven Castleberry
  • School News, Class Notes, Obituaries etc...

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  • Lighting up on sight: Deer vision research take a high-tech turn
  • A question of quality: How can landowners grow better loblolly pines?
  • Invasive solutions: New study sheds light on public preferences for Cumberland Island
  • Robust research: Project hopes to ease strains on Robust Redhorse spawning grounds
  • A Heated Subject: How is climate change affecting the way people use the outdoors?
  • Alumni on the Job: J.C. Griffin assesses wildlife dangers to military aircraft in Iraq
  • Faculty Q&A with Jeffrey Dean
  • School News, Class Notes, Obituaries etc...

Spring 2011

Fall 2010

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Table of Contents

  • Indirectly valuable: Non-timber forestland provides $37 billion in benefits to Georgia every year
  • Revisiting diversity: An increasingly diverse population is changing how our parks reach out to visitors
  • Growing change: Can southern forests be the key to biofuels and climate change mitigation?
  • Distinguished Alumnus: Claud Brown
  • In Memory: Warnell remembers Reid Parker
  • Faculty Q&A with Joe Nairn
  • News, Class Notes, Obituaries etc...

Table of Contents

  • Waves of Uncertainty: Mississippi marshes vulnerable to BP's Gulf disaster
  • Warnell experts say long-term effects of BP's oil spill murky
  • Could "Precision Forestry" change the industry
  • Faculty Q&A with Gary Green
  • Donors make Young Alumni Scholarship a reality
  • Faculty Staff News, Class Notes etc...

Spring 2010

Fall 2009

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  • Bald Eagles in Peril: Mysterious deaths puzzling researchers
  • A Mission of Peace: Warnell connected to Peace Corps with new degree program
  • Invasion of the Bark Beetles: Pest survey finds exotic bark beetles have nested in Georgia
  • Faculty Q&A with Karl Miller
  • Alumni Awards: Leon Neel wins Distinguished Alumnus and Chad Lincoln is the new Distinguished Young Alumnus
  • Faculty Staff News, Class Notes etc...

Table of Contents

  • Can Warnell researchers bring back the American Chestnut?
  • Associate Dean Ron Hendrick hands academic affairs to Sarah Covert
  • Doug Peterson produces caviar from Siberian Sturgeon
  • Faculty Q&A with Rebecca Moore
  • Warnell grad Dallas Grimes heads home to Harlem to find his dream job
  • Faculty Staff News, Class Notes etc...

Spring 2009

Fall 2008

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  • Warnell students find long-lost freshwater mussel
  • No Child Left Inside
  • Genetically Engineered Sweetgum Trees Grown to Detoxify Mercury
  • From Statistician to Shark Biologist
  • Distinguished Alumnus Kim L. Gilis, Jr
  • Faculty Staff News, Class Notes etc...

Table of Contents

  • Warnell researchers discover a new salamander species
  • Can Coral Help Cure Cancer?
  • The Forest Protection Act
  • Fuel Producing Trees
  • Joe Hamilton leads the QDMA through its 20th Anniversary
  • Faculty Staff News, Class Notes etc...

Spring 2008

Fall 2007

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Table of Contents

  • Jim I. Alfriend received the Warnell School’s Distinguished Alumnus Award in fall 2007
  • Federal Scientists Working for You
  • Managing Georgia's Water Resources
  • Tsai Joins Warnell Faculty as Eminent Scholar
  • Faculty Staff News, Class Notes etc...

Table of Contents

  • Carbon Sequestration Registry: Creating New Markets for Georgia Forestland Owners
  • Introducing our new Dean Clutter
  • Welcome to Emily Lakemaker, Student Relations and Outreach Coordinator
  • GA Forest Fire Recovery
  • Faculty Profile of Dr. John Carroll
  • Featured Alumnus: Fred Haeussler

Spring 2007

Fall 2006

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Table of Contents

  • Genetics
  • Study Abroad - Antarctica
  • Faculty Profile of Dr. Kim Coder
  • A Family Affair: Three generations of the Miller family recount the value of their Warnell School degrees.
  • Faculty Staff News, Class Notes etc...

Table of Contents

  • Protecting Your Fresh Water
  • New Study Abroad Program
  • Catch This - Faculty Profile of Dr. Doug Peterson
  • Introducing Ali Gant:Warnell's New Director of Develpment and Alumni Relations
  • Faculty Staff News, Class Notes etc...

Spring 2006

Fall 2005

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Table of Contents

  • Young Alumni Success Stories
  • They Hype about Herpetology
  • Our Natural Resource, Recreation and Tourism Program
  • Charles Robert Ross:Chance Encounter Creates a Remarkable Life
  • Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Profiles

Table of Contents

  • Can Georgia's Forest Provide a Solution for Energy Costs?
  • Forest Operations Study Tour Visits Gulf Coast
  • For the Record:WSFR students field study in Republic of Georgia
  • Alumni Leadersip: J. Walter Huntemann
  • Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Profiles

Spring 2005

Fall 2004

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Table of Contents

  • Georgia's Vanishing Forests
  • Jimmy Carter: Warnell students tour the Carter farm
  • Interview: Bruce Bongarten, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
  • Eric Somerville: Hydrologist - Alumni on the Job
  • Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Profiles

Table of Contents

  • Tracking Georgia’s Loggerheads
  • Croatia: reborn nation strives for ecological, social balance
  • Master Timber Harvester Program coordinator Donna Gallaher
  • Robert Dasher: Growing a family business from the ground up
  • Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Profiles

Spring 2004

Fall 2002

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Table of Contents

  • WSFR’s Eye-opening Study Abroad Programs
  • WSFR’s unique writing tutorial: a primer for life on the outside
  • Faculty Profile: Rhett Jackson, hydrologist, outstanding teacher
  • Alumni News and Class Notes
  • Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Profiles

Table of Contents

  • WSFR changes inside and out
  • Survey finds causes, costs of lost production
  • Faculty profile: Glenn Ware
  • Alumni Profile: Fisheries biologists Tim Barrett and Ted Will
  • Faculty Staff News, Class Notes etc...

Spring 2002

Fall 2001

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Table of Contents

  • The changing shape of animal research
  • Mary Kahrs Warnell Forest Education Center opens near Savannah
  • U.S. timberland on the block amid forest company mergers, takeovers
  • Alumni Profile: Fred & Billy Stimpson, Gulf Lumber Company
  • Alumni News
  • Faculty Staff News, Class Notes etc...

Table of Contents

  • Wood quality begins in the woods
  • Driven Over, Driven Out: People leave rare shore-birds few places to live
  • Faculty Profile: Scott Merkle, Forest biotechnologist
  • Alumni Profile: Ed Cooper: A life among the trees
  • Faculty Staff News, Class Notes etc...

Spring 2001

Fall 2000

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  • Deer Wars: The battle over how (or whether) to control deer on Hilton Head
  • Pining Away: New incentives to plant longleaf
  • Faculty Profile: Bob Reinert
  • Alumni News
  • Alumni Profile: Paul and Julie Durfield

Table of Contents

  • Faculty Profile: Ron Hendrick
  • Made in the Shade: A new study shows why shade-grown offee farms help protect biodiversity in Panama
  • I.P.’s O’Brien: Expect more buy-outs, mergers
  • Donor Profile: Dicky & Kay Saunders
  • Alumni News

Spring 2000

Fall 1999

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  • Bent out of shape: Rooting out the cause of twisted pine growth
  • Faculty profile: Klaus Steinbeck
  • Crying Fowl: The wild relatives of chickens, turkeys, quail, pheasants are in sharp decline worldwide
  • Staff at work: Lee Ogden
  • Alumni on the Job: Sharon Dolliver

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  • Tiny fish: lab mice of the future?
  • Faculty Profile: Sarah F. Covert
  • Weyerhaueser VP delivers Spring Colloquium
  • Staff at work: John Rheney
  • Alumni News

Spring 1999

Spring 1998

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Table of Contents

  • Researcher says fish consumption advisories complicated, inconsistent
  • Dean Mace: Critical funding for research
  • Giving hawks a chance
  • Some trees “pine” for greenhouse gases
  • Faculty Profile: David Newman
  • Student News
  • Alumni News

Table of Contents

  • Dean Mace: Changes mean new opportunities, challenges
  • Terns resort to rooftops
  • Tiny cameras bring roots into focus
  • Faculty Profile: Brian R. Chapman
  • Warnell’s New Fulbright Scholars
  • Alumni News

Fall 1997


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  • Dean Mace: Time for full funding
  • A new survey conveys Georgian’s views on forestry
  • Protecting sea turtle eggs from predators
  • Faculty Profile: Robert J. Warren
  • Dean Emeritus Leon Hargreaves dies in Athens
  • Alumni News