EAB Quarantine Removal

The emerald ash borer (EAB) was first found in Georgia in 2013 in DeKalb and Fulton Counties. At the time, EAB was a federally regulated pest, and this initiated a state level quarantine. The first EAB quarantine (GA Chapter 224-3) went into effect in January 2014 and covered only Dekalb and Fulton Counties. In 2014 … Continue Reading →

Local Forest Ranger Receives Fire Prevention Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEBRUARY 2, 2021 A member of the Georgia Forestry Commission’s North Georgia Forest Protection team has been selected to receive a prestigious award recognizing outstanding work to prevent wildfire. Anthony English, Georgia Forestry Commission Wildland Urban Interface Specialist, of Cornelia, GA has won the Robert E. Browning award for 2019 in Georgia. … Continue Reading →