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May is a month for celebrating! Graduations, Memorial Day, tolerable temperatures, and anticipation for the relaxation that summertime provides are all reasons to herald these special 30 days.

Did you know that May is also Clean Air Month? In 1972, the American Lung Association created the week-long event to raise awareness about the importance of clean air for public health and our environment. Click here to Learn More

2024 Southern Pine Beetle Predicition Report

Georgia Forestry Commission Forest Health specialists are seeing an uptick in southern pine beetle outbreaks in some parts of the state. Learn how you can protect your pines from infestations and read the full SPB Prediction Report for 2024. Click here to Learn More

Urban and Community Forestry Grant Programs

- Georgia ReLeaf - up to $15,000 for tree planting & tree giveaways projects. Application period will open in late summer 2024.

- Trees Across Georgia (TAG) - up to $300,000 for community forestry projects such as tree inventories, workforce development, heat island mitigation, staffing, storm planning, etc. Application period will open June 1st.

- 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 more information can be found here. Learn More

Now Playing: The Georgia Forestry Forum Podcast

Did you know GFC has a podcast? We recently launched The Georgia Forestry Forum, a podcast centered around all things trees, fire, and forestry.

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