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Tue, 01/09/2018 - 01:17pm - The University of Georgia is often criticized for the perception that although it is such a major part of Athens-Clarke County, its students not only don’t consider themselves part of the community, but don’t pitch in to help with its many needs. But looking around Warnell, it’s clear that the natural resources students on south campus don’t fall into that category. From volunteering with the Boy Scouts, to Sandy Creek Nature Park, to training future guide dogs, or fostering stray pets, Warnell students, staff and faculty give back a lot and often—even when they…
Wed, 12/20/2017 - 01:49pm - The future of forestry is in the sky. And Warnell has taken flight with drones. Drones are not just some fun class exercise, said Tripp Lowe, assistant professor and GIS Lab Manager. It’s teaching students about a valuable new technology that could one day change how they manage forestland.
Wed, 12/20/2017 - 10:19am - If the UGA student chapter of The Wildlife Society were human, it would finally be old enough to join the AARP. But in 2017, past and current members will content themselves with celebrating 50 years as a chapter of TWS and a student club at Warnell. Over the past five decades, the club has had untold number of members who have led its conclave team to decisive victories year after year and gone on to fulfilling careers in wildlife management.
Wed, 12/20/2017 - 09:57am - Bob Teskey has seen enough of the rest of the world for now. It’s time to explore the U.S., he says. And after 35 years at the Warnell School, he and wife Barbara will finally have the time to do it. Teskey, who has been with Warnell since before it was even called that, is retiring as of Dec. 31. It’s been a great 35 years, he said. “I have greatly enjoyed my time working here,” he said. “It has been a pleasure being a professor at UGA. It was an excellent fit, and it’s been a great place to work.”