Check out a collection of resources to learn about camps, forestry, environment and Georgia species and habitats.

TitleDescriptionDocument Type
2019 BMP Brochure – Sustaining Your Forest and Georgia’s Water Quality

Forestry BMPs are an important part of the practice of sustainable forestry. Simply defined, sustainable forestry is ” … the management of forests to meet the needs of the present without compromising the needs of future generations.”

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2020 Wood Using Industries Directory

This publication is the 2020 directory of primary manufacturers of forest products in the state. It is a marketing guide to maximize global competitiveness of Georgia grown and manufactured wood products. The directory can benefit persons or firms, both interstate and intrastate, seeking to buy or sell specific items.

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Add A Line Fire Safety

Add a line to discover objects threaten by fire and things that protect them.

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Animal Tracks Activity

Activity for discovering animal tracks around your home.

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Ask The Arborist Series: Assessing Storm Damage 101

Steps on assessing storm damage around our home and property.

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Ask The Arborist Series: Risk Assessment for your Trees

How to assess various types of trees and explains certain risk factors.

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Ask The Arborist Series: Why Hire an Arborist?

The importance of hiring an #ISA #Certified #Arborist to care for our trees.

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Ask the Arborist: Tree Identification 101

Shows us how to identify common trees in our backyard.

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Athens Community Tree CouncilExternal Website
Benefits of Tree Campus USA® Program

A commitment to trees on your campus can significantly reduce the amount of energy a campus, and community, needs to generate.

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Billy Lancaster Forestry Youth Camp

This Camp provides an indoor and outdoor classroom for energetic, inquisitive students to learn about forestry, wildlife, ecology, tree identification, fire protection, forest products and the people who manage these resources in Georgia’s vast forests. It was founded in 1988 by Billy Lancaster and is sponsored by the Georgia Division of the Society of American Foresters. For ages 12-13.

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Clean Water Connect The Dots

Learn about clean water while connecting the dots.

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Color by Number

Color by Number to make a forest scene

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Consulting Foresters List

This application allows you to search for consulting foresters that cover the state of Georgia. These professionals are registered foresters within the state and have personally requested to be added to GFC’s database.

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Consulting Foresters List

This application allows you to search for consulting foresters that cover the state of Georgia. These professionals are registered foresters within the state and have personally requested to be added to GFC’s database.

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Find Tree Campus USA Schools

View campuses receiving Tree Campus USA recognition!

Fire In The Forest

Learn about forest fires and prescribe burning.

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Forest Animals Word Scramble

Unscramble letters to discover forest animals.

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Forest Products Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt for forest product items around the house/yard.

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Fun in the Woods Coloring Sheet

Coloring sheet showing fun things to do in the woods.

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Georgia Envirothon

The Georgia Envirothon, offered in cooperation with the National Conservation Foundation (NCF) Envirothon, is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization established in 1995 to provide hands-on, science-based training in natural resources and ecology to middle and high school students in a challenging, fun, and competitive outdoor experience.

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Georgia Tree City USA, Tree Campus USA and Tree Line USA Map

View interactive map for Tree City USA, Tree Campus USA & Tree Line USA.

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GFC HQ Map

Map to the State Agency Headquarters Complex

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Hazards of the Forest

Foresters and others who work outside and those who enjoy being in the outdoors are often confronted with hazards that can cause sickness, injury, or death. This booklet provides a brief description of those hazards to help you avoid an unpleasant encounter.

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How To Plant A Tree

Instructions on how to plant a tree properly.

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i-Tree Streets

Within the i-Tree software suite, street tree populations are assessed using i-Tree Streets, which is an analysis tool for urban forest managers that uses tree inventory data to quantify the dollar value of annual environmental and aesthetic benefits.

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Looking for Lunch Maze

Help the deer find his way thru the maze for food.

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Native Trees of Georgia Book

Book showing illustrations of trees native to Georgia.

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People of Forestry: Discover Careers in the Forest Activity Booklet

People of Forestry – Discover Careers in the Forest is an outreach project of the Southern Group of State Foresters and the state forestry agencies representing 13 southern states. It is intended to help children across the South become interested in careers in forestry at an early age.

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Products From Trees Word Search

Discover products made from trees.

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Project Learning Tree – Activities for Families

Nature is a great teacher! Try these activity ideas from Project Learning Tree to connect the children in your life to the outdoors and nature.

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Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl Poster Contest

For students to demonstrate their understanding of wildfire prevention and basic environmental conservation principles through original drawings of Smokey Bear or Woodsy Owl. 1st through 5th grade students

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Smokey Bear Website

Visit the official Smokey Bear website for all types of resources on how to prevent wildfires, safe camp fires, and learn about the history of Smokey Bear Wildfire Prevention campaign.

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Smokey Bear Wildfire Prevention Program

A Smokey Bear wildfire prevention program is available for kindergarten to second grade students and public events that do not conflict with the national guidelines. Programs are available by appointment to groups of 100 or more. Get more information.

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Smokey BINGO

Mark items you find around your home or while traveling and try to get BINGO.

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Tree Benefits Calculator

The Tree Benefit Calculator allows anyone to make a simple estimation of the benefits individual street-side trees provide.

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Tree Campus USA Program

The Tree Campus USA program helps colleges and universities around the country establish and sustain healthy community forests.

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Tree Campus USA® Application

The Tree Campus USA program helps colleges and universities around the country establish and sustain healthy community forests. Sign up!

Tree City USA, Tree Campus USA and Tree Line USA Programs

Celebrating communities all across America that are creating healthier and more abundant community forests.

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Tree ID

Chart to help identify leaves found in the forest.

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Vibrant Cities Lab

Case Studies, Research Guides and Tools to help cultivate thriving urban forests that boost public health, safety, sustainability and economic growth.

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Why Do Leaves Change Color?

Coloring sheet explaining what causes leaves to change color in the Fall.

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Georgia Species & Habitats

TitleDescriptionDocument Type
Georgia Centennial Farms

The Georgia Centennial Farm Program was developed in 1993 to distinguish family farms that have contributed to preserving Georgia’s agricultural history by maintaining working farms for more than 100 years. The program has recognized over 530 farms around the state.

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Georgia Species Fact Sheets

Review fact sheets on Georgia Species: Amphibians, Birds, Crayfish, Dragonflies, Mammals, Fishes, Mussels and Snails, Plants and Reptiles.

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Georgia Species Management & Conservation Programs

As one of six divisions within Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) is charged with conserving, enhancing and promoting Georgia’s wildlife resources, including game and nongame animals, fish and protected plants.

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Habitats of Georgia

Georgia is a diverse state, with many habitats from coastal beaches to mountain hardwood forests. Check out information about the plants and animals of the habitats, the adaptations of species living there, and the environmental issues facing those habitats.

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Student Worksheets

TitleDescriptionDocument Type
Add A Line Fire Safety

Add a line to discover objects threaten by fire and things that protect them.

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Animal Tracks Activity

Activity for discovering animal tracks around your home.

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Clean Water Connect The Dots

Learn about clean water while connecting the dots.

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Color by Number

Color by Number to make a forest scene

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Fire In The Forest

Learn about forest fires and prescribe burning.

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Forest Animals Word Scramble

Unscramble letters to discover forest animals.

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Forest Products Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt for forest product items around the house/yard.

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Fun in the Woods Coloring Sheet

Coloring sheet showing fun things to do in the woods.

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How To Plant A Tree

Instructions on how to plant a tree properly.

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Looking for Lunch Maze

Help the deer find his way thru the maze for food.

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Products From Trees Word Search

Discover products made from trees.

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Smokey BINGO

Mark items you find around your home or while traveling and try to get BINGO.

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Tree ID

Chart to help identify leaves found in the forest.

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Why Do Leaves Change Color?

Coloring sheet explaining what causes leaves to change color in the Fall.

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