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Warnell Weekend

2018 Warnell Weekend

Our expert faculty, staff, and students are excellent educators, and we are excited to share our passions with prospective students, families, and alumni during our 7th annual Warnell Weekend.  Last year, over 150 people took part in Warnell Weekend activities. Whether you’ve toured our facilities before or are seeing our school for the first time, Warnell Weekend is a great experience!

Make plans to join us April 13 & 14, 2018!

Thursday, April 12

3:30 p.m. "Why Working Forests Matter" Kathy Abusow, President and CEO of Sustainable Forestry Initiative (The Harley Langdale, Jr. Classroom, 1-304)
5:30 p.m.  87th Annual Awards Banquet (by invitation)

          

Friday, April 13

8:30 a.m. Welcome to Whitehall breakfast, Flinchum's Phoenix, 650 Phoenix Road, Athens
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m Classes and lab activities in Whitehall Forest (Dendrology, forest measurements, recreation, wildlife and aquatic science)
12:00 a.m. Lunch with the Dean
1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Choose between Friday afternoon options below
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Warnell Night at Southern Brewing Company, partnered with AGL (Advancing Georgia's Leaders in Agriculture and Forestry)

                       

Friday afternoon activities:

OPTION 1
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.  Deer Barn and Fisheries Lab Tour
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Drone demonstration
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Warnell tours and major discussions (optional)
OPTION 2
1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 2nd Annual Warnell Sporting Clays Tournament    at Elbert County Gun Club (Registration Full)

 

Saturday, April 14

5:00 p.m. The Wildlife Supper at Flinchum's Phoenix. Celebrate 50 years of The Wildlife Society! Social begins at 4:30p.m. with food served at 5 p.m

 

Other University of Georgia Events

Great Southland Stampede Rodeo (Thursday, Friday and Saturday night)

UGA Baseball: Diamond Dawgs vs. Kentucky Wildcats (Friday and Saturday night at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday at 1:00 p.m.)

 

See photos from the 6th annual Warnell Weekend here which took place on April 21 & 22, 2017.