Research News from Warnell
Mon, 08/28/2017 - 02:24pm - s concerns grow over the ability of the Upper Floridan Aquifer to keep up with demands for water from residents, farms and forests, four universities are teaming up to look at the economic sustainability of agriculture and forestry in North Florida and South Georgia that rely on this water supply.
Tue, 08/15/2017 - 02:42pm - Athens, Ga. – One of Georgia’s most colorful turtle species could be wiped out on Jekyll Island by simply wandering into traffic—but not if man-made barriers keep them off the road. A new study by researchers at the University of Georgia found that a man-made barrier erected along part of the Jekyll Island Causeway could keep nearly 58 percent of diamondback terrapins off that section of the road.
Thu, 08/10/2017 - 09:10am - Athens, Ga. — Dale Greene, dean of the University of Georgia’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, was honored with an international award recently for his years of work in forest operations. Greene received the International Forest Engineering Achievement Award, which recognizes “significant achievements in forest engineering by individuals for outstanding service and sustained contributions to the profession through education, extension, research, development or administration.”
Mon, 07/17/2017 - 02:54pm - Emily Ayscue, a PhD candidate in integrative conservation, has won a 2017 Innovative and Interdisciplinary Research Grant from the UGA Graduate School. Ayscue was one of a few chosen by the Graduate School for the grant program, and she will receive $2,500 to help fund her research activities at the Warnell School.
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