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Explore and Enjoy Georgia’s Public Lands

In celebration of National Public Lands Day on September 25, the Georgia Forestry Commission invites you to visit state forests you may not even be aware exist! They’re located in both south and north, and they offer a variety of experiences for outdoor enthusiasts. 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

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


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