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

TitleDescriptionDocument Type
Clayhole WMA

County: Glynn
Location: DNR Clayhole WMA
Deadline: Tuesday, March 7, 2023 at 11:30 a.m.
Bid process contact: Ben Hammond, GFC, 706-612-3729
Sale area contact: Ashley Colston, GA DNR, 404-844-6459

Dixon Memorial State Forest FY23 1st Thinning

County: Ware and Brantley
Location: Dixon Memorial State Forest
Deadline: 12:00 PM, Thursday, February 23, 2023
Bid process and sale area contact: Matthew Mrizek, GFC, 478-283-3881

UGA’s Rock Eagle

County: Putnam County
Location: University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Rock Eagle property
Deadline: Thursday, March 23, 2023, 11:00 AM
Bid process and sale area contact: Ben Hammond, GFC, 706-612-3729