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Wildfire Risk Reduction Qualification (WRRQ) in Georgia

Often we think about wildfires around homes as some distant issue affecting unknown forests and communities out west. It’s important, however, to understand that wildfires do happen in Georgia, and they have a very real impact on our communities and neighborhoods. Click here to Learn More

Prescribed Burning Trailer

A trailer containing tools which supplement and assist landowners in conducting safe prescribed burning is available for rent through the Georgia Forestry Commission. The West Central Georgia Forest Landowners Association initiated the idea to provide local forestland managers with professional equipment needed to conduct safer and more efficient prescribed burns. The trailer and tools are also used at training events for private landowners.

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Urban and Community Forestry Grant Programs

- Georgia ReLeaf - up to $15,000 for tree planting & tree giveaways projects. Applications due August 31, 2023.

- Trees Across Georgia (TAG) - up $300,000 for community forestry projects such as tree inventories, workforce development, heat island mitigation, staffing, storm planning, etc. Applications due September 27, 2023.

- Technical Assistance - GFC will provide canopy mapping, code and policy audits, and planning assistance to communities under 50,000 in population through its partner, the Green Infrastructure Center. Guidelines and application available in September 2023. Learn More

BEST SEEDLINGS in Georgia!!

The 2023-24 planting season is near and genetically improved pine and hardwood seedlings are still in stock! Order yours now for delivery beginning in December! Learn More