FAQs

degree from a school accredited by the Society of American Foresters (SAF) is required. A closely related degree can be considered IF you have successfully completed these courses: Dendrology, Mensuration,…

Georgia’s Forest Action Plan

…Foundation University of Georgia Center for Urban Agriculture University of Georgia Center for Community Design & Preservation University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources Upper Chattahoochee RiverKeeper,…

Resources

degrees of damage to forests and damage can be highly variable across affected areas of the landscape. Landowner objectives for the forest will help determine what actions are needed to…

Sudden Oak Death (SOD) in Georgia

…have been infected with this pathogen in Georgia. The Georgia Forestry Commission continues to work closely with other agencies such as the Georgia Department of Agriculture, University of Georgia, U.S….

What I Did On My Summer Vacation…

…The salaries are competitive, not only for positions requiring advanced degrees in chemical engineering, but also for those that only require a high school diploma or GED. There was a…

Arson Investigations

…arsonists include: Arson in the Third Degree – Prison sentence of 1 – 5 years Arson in the Second Degree (> 5 acres burned) – Maximum prison sentence of 10…

Law Enforcement

GFC investigators are specially trained to conduct investigations of forestry-related crimes. Timber security laws have been amended and updated over time, and in 2014, GFC investigators were authorized by House…

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA) in Georgia

…of Georgia, the University of North Georgia, Young Harris College and (previously) Clemson University in the rearing and releasing of predator beetles in HWA infested areas. To date, we have…