We provide leadership, service and education to protect and conserve Georgia’s forest resources.

e.g. outdoor burn, burn permits, tree seedlings, office locations, jobs

Conservation Woodland Program

Our Conservation Woodland Program helps you discover the conservation tools to assist Georgia landowners with their management goals and objectives on 20 acres or less. 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

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Seedling deliveries begin the first week in December, but there's still time to get your order in! Hardwoods are in limited supply and genetically improved loblolly and slash are moving fast.

Ordering online is easy and buyers can receive orders at their local GFC office or pick them up at GFC's Flint River Nursery in Byromville. Orders may also be placed by mail to: GFC Seedlings, P.O. Box 100269, Atlanta, GA 30384-0269, and please call Shawn Akins, Macon office, at 478-751-3520 to confirm the order amount or to place an order. Learn More

Burn Permits and Notifications

As of July 1, 2021, changes went into effect regarding the legal responsibilities of Georgia landowners burning outdoor yard debris. Learn More