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Articles by Sandi Martin
|Nov. 21 2013||
The University of Georgia's Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources recognized two alumni over Homecoming weekend, bestowing the Distinguished Alumnus and Distinguished Young Alumnus awards on men who have made significant contributions to the industry while strongly supporting their alma mater.
|Nov. 5 2013||
Robby Ratajczak was looking for a Boy Scouts' project this past summer and didn't have to look far for inspiration: His dad's aquaponics work at the University of Georgia.
|Oct. 29 2013||
The University of Georgia's Robert Warren recently won the 2013 Excellence in Wildlife Education Award, a national award from The Wildlife Society that recognizes exemplary teaching of wildlife education.
|Oct. 7 2013||
University of Georgia researchers have been awarded a $1.3 million grant to continue genetically "fingerprinting" the threatened loggerhead sea turtles in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. Using DNA fingerprinting, or "CSI for turtles," researchers can identify turtle mothers and their offspring to gauge how well the loggerheads are recovering after decades of population decline.
|Aug. 26 2013||
Salicylic acid is key to protecting plants from everything from extreme temperatures to diseases. But increasing this naturally occurring chemical typically results in stunted plant growth.
|Aug. 22 2013||
For years, foresters and invasive insect experts—including those at the University of Georgia—have been on the lookout for the arrival of an unwelcome guest in Georgia. Now that the emerald ash borer is here, they are hoping the public will help restrict the insect's spread within the state.
|Aug. 13 2013||
The Georgia Forestry Association, one of the state's leading forestry advocacy organizations, has awarded a University of Georgia coordinator one of its highest honors for her years of service to the forestry community. The association also honored the committee she coordinates for, recognizing its efforts to promote sustainable forestry in the state.
|Aug. 5 2013||
University of Georgia plant genetics researcher Chung-Jui Tsai has been named an International Academy of Wood Science fellow, one of the highest honors given by the academy for scientists in this field of study.
|Jul. 8 2013||
A hundred California white sturgeon used in a University of Georgia swimming study could have been tossed in a landfill once the research project ended. But instead they'll be feeding the poor and awing visitors to the Tennessee Aquarium.
|Jun. 21 2013||
Two of the forest industry's top leaders have been elected the chairman and vice-chairman of the advisory committee for the University of Georgia's Center for Forest Business. William F. "Bill" Miller and Pete Madden will serve three-year terms in the chair and vice-chair positions, respectively.
|May. 7 2013||
Mussel researchers have long been stymied in their efforts to study the reproductive habits of mussels, the often-overlooked mollusks that live in rivers and filter the water by removing contaminants and balancing bacteria levels. Identification of the fish species mussels use as hosts can be difficult, but University of Georgia researchers have done just that with the federally threatened purple bankclimber mussel.
|Feb. 20 2013||
More than 500 people from more than a dozen countries are expected to attend the 2013 Timberland Investment Conference held biannually by the University of Georgia's Center for Forest Business. The conference will run from Feb. 27 to March 1 and will focus on achieving investment efficiency in a market-oriented systems and making prudent timberland investment decisions.
|Feb. 12 2013||
The University of Georgia will host the 2013 Georgia Water Resources Conference April 10-11 at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education Conference Center and Hotel in Athens.
|Nov. 14 2012||
Bob Izlar, director of the University of Georgia Center for Forest Business, recently won the Society of American Foresters' Sir William Schlich Memorial Award. He was recognized during a ceremony at the 2012 SAF National Convention on Oct. 25 in Spokane, Wash.
|Oct. 18 2012||
A national recession doesn't just affect Americans' wallets. It also impacts their travel to national parks, a new University of Georgia study has found.