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  • Locations: Anniston, AL, United States; Athens, GA, United States; Calhoun, TN, United States; Eatonton, GA, United States; Fort Payne, AL, United States; Hendersonville, NC, United States; Newberry, SC, United States;
  • Program Terms: Fall
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  • Cost of Attendance Sheets: Fall
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2021 04/22/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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

Dr. Joseph Conrad
Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
Tel: 706-542-9225

Dr. Joseph Dahlen
Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
Tel: 706-583-0464

Dr. Michael Kane
Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
Tel: 706-542-3009

Academic Program

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


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