We provide leadership, service, and education to protect and conserve Georgia’s forest resources.

e.g. outdoor burn, burn permits, tree seedlings, office locations, jobs

Conservation Woodland Program

Our Conservation Woodland Program helps you discover the conservation tools to assist Georgia landowners with their management goals and objectives on 20 acres or less. Learn More

Georgia's Timber Harvest Notification System

In compliance with legislation that updated OCGA 12-6-24, the Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) launches an easy-to-use, statewide harvest notification website, which will replace county-by-county notifications. Learn More

Certified Burners' Online Permit System is Now Available!

This system will make it easier for Certified Burners to request a burn permit in advance. Please note that only Certified Burners can apply online regarding acreage or machine-piled. If you would like to learn more about becoming a Certified Burner, please contact your local GFC county unit. Learn More

Burn Permits and Notifications

As of July 1, 2021, changes went into effect regarding the legal responsibilities of Georgia landowners burning outdoor yard debris. Learn More