Who We Are
To serve a lead role in development, consolidation and dissemination of information and programs focused on invasive species, forest health, and natural and agricultural management through technology development, program implementation, training, applied research and public awareness at the state, regional, national and international levels.
The Bugwood team
Graduate Students & PostDoctoral Research Associates
Former Staff, Graduate Students & PostDocs
Christa Barlow, Former Staff
Nan Bostick, Graduate Student
Michasia (Harris) Dowdy, Former Staff
Rustico David, Former Staff
Chris Evans, Former Staff
Whitney Hadden, Graduate Student
Ian Knight, Graduate Student
Sriyanka Lahiri, Postdoctoral Research Associate
Matthew Liles, Former Staff
Carey Minteer, Former Staff
The Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health is located in the old Administration Building on the University of Georgia - Tifton Campus in Tifton, GA.
The Tifton Campus is strategically located in the geographic center of South Georgia at the crossroads of I-75, U.S. 319, U.S. 82 Sunshine Parkway and U.S. 41, at the intersection of I-75 and Highway 41 North in Tifton, Georgia. It provides agricultural and environmental research, outreach and instruction with more than 400 employees including 58 UGA scientists working with USDA Agricultural Research Service researchers.
The old Administration Building is one of the 4 buildings in the front of the campus. Construction of the original Administration Building was completed in 1955. It housed administrative offices, the experiment station library, and provided space for chemistry, soils and tobacco laboratories and offices. The building provided the campus with its first conference room and a small auditorium. More Information about the Building. Today, the Center now shares the building with the Tifton Campus Library and USDA-APHIS-PPQ.
Tifton is listed as one of the "100 Best Small Towns in America". Tifton is located 180 miles south of Atlanta and has a county population of 40,000.