Welcome to the Georgia Forestry Commission
The Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) is a dynamic state agency responsible for providing leadership, service and education in the protection and conservation of Georgia's forest resources. Our headquarters is located in Dry Branch, Georgia. District and county offices are located throughout the state. Commission professionals provide a wide variety of services including fire detection, issuing burn permits, wildfire suppression and prevention services, emergency and incident command system expertise, rural fire department assistance, forest management assistance to landowners and communities, the marketing and utilization of forest resources and nature services, and growing and selling quality tree seedlings for planting.
- Tree Talk
Tree Talk is a new feature focusing on Georgia's trees. This month learn about the Big Oak in Thomasville.
- Selling Your Timber
A timber sale is a serious matter requiring careful preparation.
- Economic Benefits of the Forestry Industry in Georgia
The final report for 2011 is now available.
- Georgia Grown Forest Products
GFC is proud to support the Department of Agriculture's Georgia Grown program.
- 2011 BMP Survey Results
See the results of our biennial Silvicultural Best Management Practices Implementation and Compliance Survey
- GFC Professional Profile
Meet GFC's Director of Field Operations.