Storm Damage Resources

storm safety

Catastrophic weather and fire events can change the complexion of our forests in minutes. In the aftermath we may find ourselves evaluating the resource and searching for information about options. The following listings are intended to provide forest landowners with resources that can help with education and decisions following fires or storms and the damage the leave behind. All of this information can be printed on this publication.

Hurricane Michael

Homeowners who sustained damage to yard trees, click here

Hurricane Michael Timber Impact Assessment (revised 10/29/18)

FEMA Disaster Declaration Map (updated 11/01/18)

Executive Order from Governor Nathan Deal regarding trucking limitations in declared disaster areas

Video footage of Forest Landowner Bainbridge Meeting, 10/25/18 (broken into five sections)

Upcoming meetings:

Forest Landowner Meeting - 11/13/18 - Rochelle, GA

 

Timberland wind/ice damage:

Storm Damage: Information for Landowners

How to Evaluate and Manage Storm Damaged Forest Areas

Disaster Resource Center

Disaster Assistance - Federal Programs

 

Urban and hazard tree safety:

http://www.gatrees.org/community-forests/management/trees-storm-safety/

Excellent site for storm damage, with an urban forest angle: http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/treesandhurricanes

 

Taxes:

National Timber Tax website (Master Index has good list of subject areas)

 

Timber Sales:

General timber sales information

Selling Storm Damaged Timber

 

Other Resources