High Fire Danger Impacts Outdoor Burning

…show reasonable fire prevention precautions were not taken. Though burning leaf piles and campfires are hallmarks of fall, Georgia’s current drought is impacting decisions to burn outdoors. The Georgia Forestry…

North Georgia Outdoor Burn Ban Ends September 30

…ground level ozone. While burning a pile of crispy fall leaves outdoors is a must for many this time of year, a burn permit from the Georgia Forestry Commission is…

Forest Services Contractors

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Forestry Services Contractors Directory

…Southeast Central GA Bedding Bulldozing Burning For Site Prep Burning For Understory Control Drum Chopping Fertilization Hand Dibble Bar Planting Hand Hoedad Planting Harrowing Harrowing Wildlife Openings Herbaceous Aerial Spray…

Burn Permits and Notifications

…to Comply with Georgia’s New Outdoor Burning Laws “Take Five”: Overview Georgia’s Outdoor Burn Notification System Fact Sheet Frequently Asked Questions – English Version Preguntas Frecuentes – Español Versión Helpful…

FAQs

outdoor burning in Georgia require a permit from GFC. Click here to learn more. What about part time positions? Does GFC have any part time/hourly opportunities? Certainly! Our two Response…

GA Outdoor Burn Notification System Changes Fact Sheet

Changes are being made to Georgia’s outdoor burn notification system. The law no longer requires a burner to inform the GFC online or by phone about their intention to burn leaf piles and yard debris. New legal safety requirements are now specified for this type of debris burning.

GA Outdoor Burn Notification System Frequently Asked Questions

GA code section 12-6-90 eliminates the need to notify the Georgia Forestry Commission when a person, firm,corporation or association intends to burn hand-piled vegetation/yard debris. Important fire prevention precautions for burners, however, were added.

Wildfire Prevention

…clearing Escaped prescribed burning Some outdoor burning requires a burn permit and/or notification. The burning of household garbage is prohibited and not permitted by GFC. When preparing for any type…