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

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Arrowhead WMA FY22

County: Floyd County
Location: Approximately four (4) miles northeast of Armuchee, GA on Arrowhead WMA.
Deadline: 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 17, 2022
Bid Process Contact: Ben Hammond (GFC) 706-612-3729
Sales Area Contact: Ryan Hurley (GA DNR) 404-844-6444.

Rich Mt WMA FY22

County: Gilmer County
Location: Approximately three (3) miles southeast of Ellijay, GA on Rich Mt WMA.
Deadline: 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 17, 2022
Bid Process Contact: Ben Hammond (GFC) 706-612-3729
Sales Area Contact: Ryan Hurley (GA DNR) 404-844-6444.