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Mon, 02/06/2017 - 01:35pm - Warnell's Dr. Kamal Gandhi and Gail Westcot, who is the director of the Mary Kahrs Warnell Education Center, were both honored recently for their contributions to forestry. Gandhi, associate professor of forest entomology, and Westcot were recognized at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Society of American Foresters in late January. Gandhi received the Research and Development Award, and Westcot won the Public Education and Technology Transfer Award. Both Gandhi and Westcot accepted their awards at the 2017 SESAF Annual Meeting in Florida.
Fri, 02/03/2017 - 01:01pm - To prepare future educators for the growing field of environmental education, the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) and the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources are launching an environmental education certificate program this fall.
Thu, 02/02/2017 - 09:29am - Dr. Scott Merkle has been recognized by the International Union of Forest Research Organizations for his research using somatic embryogenesis to propagate trees. IUFRO is a nonprofit network of forest scientists that promotes global cooperation in forest-related research. Its goal is to enhance the understanding of the ecological, economic and social aspects of forests and trees. Uniting more than 15,000 scientists in more than 110 countries, IUFRO also recognizes the outstanding research contributions of its members.
Mon, 01/30/2017 - 05:08pm - Dr. Larry Morris, Professor of Forest Soils in the Warnell School