Forestry Education Tools at Hand Through New Websites

…waste, climate change and green jobs, among others. Activities support critical thinking skills, incorporate technology and use differentiated instruction. Materials provide educators the tools they need to bring the environment…

Report Card for Georgia’s Forestland Released

…resource that provided more than 147,000 jobs and generated nearly $36 billion in economic value to the state in 2017. “Georgia is the top forestry state in the nation and…

Forestry Employees Honored by Georgia Legislature

…in the protection and conservation of Georgia’s forest resources, the teams were commended for their willingness to assist in storm recovery efforts and the pride they possess in their jobs….

Carefully Planned “Good Fires” Prevent Bad Ones

…is a very important management tool,” said Georgia Forestry Commission Director Chuck Williams. “Healthy forests provide so many products, jobs and benefits, including clean air and water, habitat for wildlife,…

Legislature Marks Forest Agency’s Centennial

…produced here and the jobs created by the forest industry. From clean air, clean water and abundant products to wildlife habitat, recreation and natural beauty, Georgia forests also contribute indispensable…

Campaign Shares Health Benefits of Trees

…“We invite people in all jobs and all communities to look into this ground-breaking movement,” said Williams. “There is something for each of us to learn and each of us…

Forest Industry

…Georgia in 2018 $977 million in tax revenue generated 55,089 forest industry jobs 205 primary wood product manufacturing facilities in Georgia 1100 secondary mills that further convert wood products into…

Arbor Day Celebrated Across Georgia in February

…the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Enterprise Innovation Institute, the state’s forest industry supports more than 148,000 jobs in Georgia. Total economic activity generated by the state’s forest industry rose to…

GFC Centennial

…a resource that provides a truly remarkable variety of benefits to us all. GFC employees’ jobs have changed dramatically in the last century. Today’s technology and tools would no doubt…

Doing Business in Georgia

…of Georgia’s forests and details specific challenges to the resource that provided more than 147,000 jobs and generated nearly $36 billion in economic value to the state in 2017. PDF…