Timber harvesting is used as a management tool to meet forest management objectives and to maintain healthy and sustainable forests. For private sales information, contact a registered consulting forester.

Large tracts of land are maintained and preserved by the State.

GFC manages several land properties owned by the State of Georgia. All of them operate under a multiple-use Forest Stewardship management plan taking into account the various wood product, wildlife, recreational, soil, water, aesthetic, historical, and cultural resources of the area. GFC only conducts timber sales from these state managed properties. Timber buyers must follow Georgia’s Forestry Best Management Practices to purchase timber from lands owned by the State of Georgia.

Current Sales

TitleDescription
Arrowhead Seed Orchard

County: Pulaski
Location: GFC Arrowhead Seed Orchard
Deadline: Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 11:00 a.m.
Bid Process and Sale Area Contact: Ben Tucker (GFC) 478-733-6237

Chattahoochee National Forest

County: Habersham and Stephens
Location: Chattahoochee National Forest
Deadline: April 20, 2021, 11:00 a.m.
Bid Process and Timber Sale Contact: Ben Hammond, 706-612-3729

Chickasawhatchee WMA

Counties: Baker and Dougherty
Location: Chickasawhatchee WMA
Deadline: Thursday, May 6, 2021, 2:00 p.m.
Bid Process Contact: Ben Hammond (GFC) 706-612-3729
Sale Area Contact: Michael Staton (DNR) 404-844-6448

Flint River WMA

County: Dooly
Location: Flint River WMA
Deadline: Thursday, May 6, 2021, 11:00 a.m.
Bid Process Contact: Ben Hammond (GFC) 706-612-3729
Sale Area Contact: Michael Staton (DNR) 404-844-6448