Fire Prevention Week is observed annually during the first full week in October (October 4-10, 2020.) It’s a good time to think about “good fire” and “bad fire,” both of which have an impact on our lives. Prescribed fires are considered “good fires,” because they are used by knowledgeable practitioners to manage forestland for optimal … Continue Reading →
Safety. Flexibility. Service. Those are the themes we’re embracing at the Georgia Forestry Commission during this extraordinary time. While COVID-19 directives have temporarily altered the way we’re working, fulfilling our mission to you and the state of Georgia remains unchanged. Our primary concern is for the safety of our customers and staff. Like you, we … Continue Reading →
The Georgia Forestry Commission has launched an online tool that pinpoints wildfire activity throughout the state.
In response to the deepening drought and the rising risk of wildfire, a special team has been dispatched to north Georgia by the U.S. Forest Service and Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC).