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Waging War on the Hemlock Wooly Adelgid

It’s winter in Georgia, and while that means most forest pests are inactive, the hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) is in its full feeding swing. This invasive pest has been killing hemlock trees in the Appalachian Mountains since its introduction to the US in the 1950s. Click here to 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

Permit System for Prescribed Fire Certified Burners

Certified Burners to request an account to use the Burn Permit System. Learn More

BEST SEEDLINGS in Georgia!!

The GFC Webstore will open on July 1, 2022, for the 2022-2023 Seedlings Season, with a wide selection of pine and hardwood seedlings available. Learn More