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  • Locations: Athens, GA, United States; Commerce, GA, United States; Eatonton, GA, United States; Macon, GA, United States; Madison, GA, United States; Union Point, GA, United States;
  • Program Terms: Maymester
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Cost of Attendance Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Category: UGA Domestic Click here for a definition of this term Number of Student Participants: 21-40 students
Classes With: U.S. Students, UGA Students Taught By: UGA/U.S. Professor(s)
College/School: Warnell Language of Instruction: English
Minimum number of credit hours: 4 Maximum number of credit hours: 4
Scholarship Availability: Yes
Program Description:

Forestry Field Camp

Forestry Field Camp is an off-campus field practicum for students majoring in forestry. Field skills will be demonstrated, practiced, and honed in the forest environment in the areas of applied silviculture, harvesting, and forest inventory. In addition, a series of visits to forest products manufacturing and utilization facilities will provide first-hand knowledge of pulp, paper, solid wood, and engineered forest products and the resources required for their manufacture.The course will be offered over three weeks during the Maymester of summer session. It will meet eight hours per day from Monday-Friday. The course will be held in a field/forest location.

Program Location

B.F. Grant Forest, Eatonton, GA
Waycross, GA
Brevard, NC
Athens, GA

Program Director and Course Leaders

Dr. Bronson Bullock
Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
Tel: 706-542-6205
Email: BronsonBullock@uga.edu

Dr. Joseph Conrad
Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
Tel: 706-542-9225
Email: jlconrad@uga.edu

Dr. Joseph Dahlen
Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
Tel: 706-583-0464
Email: jdahlen@uga.edu

Dr. Michael Kane
Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
Tel: 706-542-3009
Email: mkane@uga.edu

Academic Program

FORS 4650/6650 - Forestry Field Camp (4 hours)

Meals

Meals are provided during Mensuration week (Week 1) and for certain meals during Operations (Week 2) and Silviculture (Week 3) weeks depending on meal sponsors.  Students are responsible for some lunches and dinners during Operations week and most lunches and all dinners during Silviculture week.

Program Itinerary

8/6-8/7 and 8/10-8/12/2020: South Georgia - Tour forest products facilities and in-woods forest operations
8/13-8/15/2020: B.F. Grant Forest, Eatonton, GA - Forest mensuration field and computation exercises
8/17-8/19/2020: Western South Carolina and North Carolina - Forest nursery and silviculture field tours
8/20/2020: Athens, GA - mensuration/course wrap-up
 

Program Ratings:
Accuracy and usefulness of orientation materials:
1 2 3 4
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Safety of location, facilities, excursions, and transportation:
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Academic quality, appropriateness of workload:
1 2 3 4
Choice of location for excursions, field trips, site visits:
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Safety, cleanliness, comfort and appropriateness of housing:
1 2 3 4 5
Arrangements for and quality of meals:
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Opportunities to learn about and interact with the local culture:
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Opportunities to learn about and interact with the local culture/people:
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Overall effectiveness of program staff in managing program:
1 2 3 4 5
Effectiveness of program staff in handling academic and personal needs and concerns:
1 2 3 4 5
Value of the program in relation to the cost:
1 2 3 4
Overall quality of the program in relation to expectations:
1 2 3 4

This program is currently not accepting applications.