Thu, 11/14/2019 - 12:31pm - Beyond downed power lines and damaged buildings, major storms such as hurricanes uproot the lives of fish and wildlife as well, according to research conducted at the University of Georgia. For example, high winds destroy nesting sites in trees, debris and runoff in waterways cause a drop in oxygen levels, and churning waves on the shore disrupt sea turtle nests. After the storm, felled trees create more food for pests, creating the potential for outbreaks.
Outreach News from Warnell
News, Outreach, Research
Wed, 10/30/2019 - 03:35pm - Programs developed by Warnell’s outreach faculty received major recognition today, when they were honored with the Comprehensive Family Forest Education Award. The award is presented to educational institutions deemed to have delivered the most effective education program to benefit family forest owners over the past five years. It was given at the organization’s annual meeting in Louisville, Kentucky.
Mon, 10/28/2019 - 02:22pm - Doctoral student’s project raises money, awareness for bat habitats Some hang from trees like leaves. Others prefer their own narrow houses, mounted on buildings or on a pole.
News, Outreach, Research, Student
Fri, 10/25/2019 - 04:50pm - Outreach efforts to landowners, loggers, educators and legislators that are housed at UGA's Langdale Center for Forest Business received a national honor this week.