Media Information

The Communications Department serves as the Georgia Forestry Commission's contact for media inquiries. The department directs the agency's media relations including preparation of press conferences, press releases and advisories, annual reports, newsletters and other GFC publications. Requests for information through Georgia's Open Records Act should also be routed through the Communications Department. To learn more about GFC or forestry in Georgia, contact:

Wendy Burnett
Public Relations Director
Office (478) 751-3535
Cell (478) 365-6233
wburnett@gfc.state.ga.us


Meeting Notices for Board of Directors


News Releases

Archived News Releasese


Media Advisory - Prescribed Fires
Note that this is not a comprehensive list of all prescribed burns in the state, only those submitted for media notification. To find out whether any additional burns are occurring in your area, contact your local county office. To view our archive, click here.

  • June 26, 2017
    Columbia, McDuffie and Richmond counties - Contact Adam Weatherford - 706-791-9397
  • June 19, 2017
    Columbia, McDuffie and Richmond counties - Contact Adam Weatherford - 706-791-9397
  • May 31, 2017
    Columbia, McDuffie and Richmond counties - Contact Michael Juhan - 706-791-9397
  • May 30, 2017
    Columbia, McDuffie and Richmond counties - Contact Adam Weatherford - 706-791-9397
  • May 8, 2017
    Bryan and Chatham counties - Contact Kevin Larson - 912-435-9879
  • May 7, 2017
    Bryan, Chatham, Evans, Liberty, Long and Tattnall counties - Contact Kevin Larson - 912-435-9879
  • May 6, 2017
    Bryan, Chatham, Evans, Liberty, Long and Tattnall counties - Contact Kevin Larson - 912-435-9879
  • April 14, 2017
    Bryan, Long and Tattnall counties - Contact Tommy Petain - 912-435-8063
  • April 13, 2017
    Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh and Wayne counties - Contact Ross Morgan - 912-506-8484
  • February 21, 2017
    Liberty, Long and Tattnall counties - Contact Tommy Petain - 912-435-8063
  • February 20, 2017
    Liberty, Long and Tattnall counties - Contact Tommy Petain - 912-435-8063
  • February 14, 2017
    Decatur, Dougherty, Grady, Miller, Mitchell, Seminole and Thomas counties - Contact David Rogers - 229-336-6720
    Baldwin, Greene, Hancock, Jasper, Jones, Morgan and Putnam counties - Contact Mike McKenstry - 478-986-7999
  • February 12, 2017
    Brantley, Charlton, Clinch, Pierce and Ware counties - Contact Brantley Boatwright - 912-496-7366
  • February 2, 2017
    Bryan, Glynn, Liberty, Long and McIntosh counties - Contact Blaine - 912-506-8372
  • February 1, 2017
    Atkinson and Coffee counties - Contact DB Morris - 912-422-4496
    Baldwin, Greene, Hancock, Jasper, Jones, Morgan and Putnam counties - Contact Carl Smitz - 478-986-5441
    McDuffie County - Contact Michael Juhan - 706-791-9932
  • January 30, 2017
    Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh and Wayne counties - Contact Allen West - 912-667-8368
    McDuffie County - Contact Michael Juhan - 706-791-9932
    Bibb, Butts, Jasper, Jones and Monroe counties - Contact John Mason - 478-986-5441
    Greene, Oconee and Oglethorpe counties - Contact Wendy Burnett - 478-751-3535
    Camden, Charlton and Glynn counties - Contact Kurt Mosely - 912-573-4678
  • January 29, 2017
    Bryan, Liberty, Long and Tattnall counties - Contact Kevin Larson - 912-435-9879
  • January 27, 2017
    Columbia, McDuffie and Richmond counties - Contact Fort Gordon - 706-791-0110
  • January 26, 2017
    Bryan, Glynn, Liberty, Long and McIntosh counties - Contact Blaine - 912-506-8372
  • January 25, 2017
    Bryan, Glynn, Liberty, Long and McIntosh counties - Contact Blaine - 912-506-8372
  • January 24, 2017
    McIntosh, Liberty and Glynn counties - Contact Blaine - 912-506-8372
  • January 17, 2017
    Bryan and Long counties - Contact Tommy Petain - 912-435-8063
    Bacon and Jeff Davis counties - Contact Shawn Spikes - 912-389-4045
  • January 10, 2017
    Atkinson, Coffee and Irwin counties - Contact Trey Spivey - 912-389-4045
  • January 9, 2017
    Bryan and Liberty counties - Contact Kevin Larson- 912.435.9879
    McDuffie, Columbia and Richmond counties - Contact Steve Camp- 706.791.9928
    Jeff Davis, Telfair and Coffee counties - Contact Trey Spivey- 912.389.4045


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