GFC’s Community Foresters provide technical assistance to cities, counties, elementary schools, college campuses, homeowners and nonprofit organizations through the Sustainable Community Forestry Program (SCFP). We have assembled a collection of resources for community members.

TitleDescriptionDocument Type
American GroveSocial networking with tree enthusiasts, statewide and nationwide.External Website
Arbor DayResources and ideas for local celebrations.Page on GFC Website
Ask the ArboristOnline assistance for homeowner's questions about the trees in your yard.Page on GFC Website
Certified Arborist DirectoryCertified arborists are experienced professionals who have passed an extensive examination covering all aspects of tree care. Check this list for your city or county arborist if you have questions or concerns about street or park trees in your neighborhood.Page on GFC Website
Coastal Arborist AssociationThe Coastal Arborist Association (CAA) was founded in 2015 to provide education, training, and fellowship to arborists in the coastal region of Georgia and South Carolina.External Website
Community Forestry Assistance ProgramGFC’s Sustainable Community Forestry Program (SCFP) provides technical support to cities, counties, elementary schools, college campuses, home owners and nonprofit organizations.Page on GFC Website
Community Forestry Friend Program ApplicationThe Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) is rewarding communities and campuses implementing
exemplary urban forestry programs with a Community Forestry Friend social media badge. Earning
the badge means your community manages its trees with the best urban and community forestry
practices, partners and professionalism. Download application to apply for the Community Forestry Friend program.
Georgia ReLeaf ProgramGeorgia ReLeaf efforts to help south Georgia communities replace tree canopy lost to severe storms and other communities planting trees for veterans.External Website
Georgia Tree CouncilTree advocacy group who works to sustain Georgia's green legacy by partnering with individuals, organizations, and communities in raising awareness toward improving and maintaining Georgia's community forests.External Website
Save Energy – Plant Trees!This video provides insights into the value of planting trees.Video
Tree City USA, Tree Campus USA and Tree Line USA ProgramsCelebrating communities all across America that are creating healthier and more abundant community forests.Page on GFC Website
Urban Forest Strike TeamThis video outlines the work of GFC's Urban Forest Strike Team, which helps communities deal with the aftermath of severe storms.Video

Tree Advocacy Organizations